"That's how you first knew it was, for example," Listen, if I tell you the truth, then that's because it's true, "Smollett said. "Then it became a similar thing:" Oh, how can you doubt it? How do you – how do you not believe? This is true. "And then it became a similar thing:" Oh, that doesn't necessarily mean you don't believe it is true, you don't even want to see the truth. ""