The public was stunned when it was reported that beloved actor and singer Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime several weeks ago, when he claimed he was attacked by two white men who put a noose around his neck and allegedly said, “This is MAGA country.”

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Then, the public was baffled again after hearing — just days later– that the police suspected this was all a hoax – that the Empire actor orchestrated the attack to “promote his career.”

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Clay Cane, journalist, author and host of the SiriusXM radio show Urban View, and Ben Shapiro, podcast host and Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Wire, join Dr. Phil on Wednesday to discuss the case. Do they believe Smollett is telling the truth? And, how do they think this case is going to affect the future of reporting hate crimes? Watch the video above.

On Wednesday, hear from a woman who explains the reasons why she lied to police about details of a hate crime. And, hear why Dr. Phil says he believes Smollett showed deceptive behavior during an interview shortly after the alleged attack. Check here to see where you can watch.

Woman Who Lied About Details of A Hate Crime Explains Why She Did It