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Elijah Schaffer

WATCH: Students are asked if faking a hate crime is wrong. The answers are both surprising and scary.

Raising hoax-hate-crime awareness, one student at a time

Host of "Slightly Offens*ve," Elijah Schaffer, teamed up with Turning Point USA to ask UCLA students if they think "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett orchestrated his own hate crime, and to raise awareness of American's growing trend of hate-crime hoaxes.

Watch the video below to hear the students' surprising answers:

WARNING: Explicit language

"Hoax H*te Crime Awareness": Jussie Smollett Edition

(CORRECTION: caption should read "weigh in" not "way in")

You can find more from Elijah Schaffer on his YouTube channel Slightly Offens*ve.

Or follow him on Twitter: @ElijahSchaffer

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