Fake Anti-Gay Attack – level 1

27-02-2019 15:00

This happens in the USA. An actor says that two men attack him. He is African American and gay.

He says that the men say racist and anti-gay things to him. They make him feel very bad. They put chemicals on him. They put a rope around his neck.

The actor tells this to people and to police. Everyone is shocked. Police investigate. They see that the actor’s story is not right. They find out that he is lying.

The actor organises everything. He gives money to the two men to attack him. He does this to get more popular.

He is in trouble now. He can go to prison for three years.

Difficult words: racist (against a group of people), rope (a long thing which people put around somebody’s neck to hang them – kill them), investigate (get more information and understand something).

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