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Osundairo Brothers’ Attorney Confirms Check From Jussie Smollett Was For Personal Training

The Nigerian brothers who labored as extras on the set of Empire with discovered themselves embroiled in a simmering controversy that they’re attempting to step away from. The Osundairo brothers’ legal professional confirmed that the $three,500 paid them was not for the alleged faked assault however for private coaching, including that her purchasers are being taken benefit of.

GMA reports:

The two brothers who police stated helped stage an assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago six weeks in the past had been “taken benefit of” and are actually attempting to “piece their lives collectively,” their lawyer tells ABC News.

“What I can inform you proper now could be the super remorse that they’ve over their involvement on this state of affairs,” legal professional Gloria Schmidt stated in an interview Monday with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America.”

The brothers’ legal professional stated the examine from Smollett was fee for each the private coaching and their assist in staging the assault.

“They had been coaching collectively and they also had been paid for that, however they had been additionally requested to do that favor for him,” Schmidt stated within the “GMA” interview Monday morning.

Watch Gloria Schmidt’s GMA interview under.

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