Lee Daniels Says He’s ‘Beyond Embarrassed’ for Rushing to Jussie Smollett’s Defense

Lee Daniels was the first to rush to Instagram to defend Jussie Smollett after he heard the news, like the rest of us, that the actor was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Now that the consensus is that Jussie lied about the whole thing, Lee is admitting that he regrets rushing to defend him.

via Deadline:

“I’m beyond embarrassed,” he said. “I think that when it happened, I had a flash of me running from bullies. I had a flash of my whole life, of my childhood, my youth,...

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