Out “Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Delivers Impassioned Rallying Cry

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“I’m pissed off, really kind of down… but we gotta give ourselves 24 hours then we gotta pick our asses up and continue to fight.”

That’s Empire star Jussie Smollett, discussing his profound disappointment that Donald Trump will be our next President.

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Taking to Twitter, the out actor told his 1.3 million followers that now the real fight is beginning.

“Leaving the country or disengaging is not the answer,” he emphasizes.

“I ain’t going nowhere – most of you all ain’t going nowhere. I’m not about to leave my house just because it still be dirty. It ain’t never been clean – ever.”

Every single person of color, every woman, every single member of the LGBTQ community, every single disable person or immigrant or senior citizen, If we were all to join together we would create a majority that would be unstoppable. So that’s what we’re gonna do.”

“Let’s join together, let’s step up, let’s protect each other and make sure that we clean up this filthy mess.”

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