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Lee Daniels “Beyond Embarrassed” About Defense of Jussie Smollett Following Alleged Attack

Lee Daniels speaks out about reaction to Jussie Smollett scandal

Lee Daniels was as staunch supporter of his friend Jussie Smollett after news broke of his alleged attack. And why wouldn’t he be? After all Lee is the co-creator and executive producer of Empire, the show in which Jussie stars. The two became friends over the years and you support your friends. Now, Lee is … Read more

FOX Officially Announces End of “Empire” Following Jussie Smollett Drama

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Still entrenched in the cloud that was the Jussie Smollett saga, hip-hop drama Empire is about to see it’s final days. Fox Network announced on Monday (May 13) that this next season of the show will, in fact, be it’s last. Fans will recall that the show, which stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrance Howard, … Read more

“Empire” Renewed For Season 6 with “No Plans” for Jussie Smollett to Return

Empire renewed season 6 no plans for Jussie Smollett return

There is good news and bad news for Jussie Smollett and the Empire cast. The good news is that Empire will be returning to for a sixth season on FOX. The bad news for Jussie is that there are no plans for his return. After being charged with filing a false police report and faking … Read more

The ‘Empire’ Cast Write Letter In Support of Bringing Jussie Smollett Back to Show

Empire cast Taraji P Henson and Terence Howards write letter for Jussie Smollett

Several weeks after the January 29 alleged attack of Empire cast member Jussie Smollett on the streets of Chicago and the now realization that it all seems to have been a hoax, his cast mates not only continue to defend him, but support the idea of bringing him back to the show. [RELATED: Jussie Smollett’s Lawyers … Read more

Taraji P. Henson Speaks Out on “Empire” Co-Star Jussie Smollett

Taraji P Henson of Empire speaks out on Jussie Smollett case

While many people are puzzled over the fact that all 16 charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped on Tuesday morning (March 26), his Empire co-star Taraji P. Henson is very happy. On Jan. 29 Jussie reported that he was attacked by two men who beat him up, poured bleach on him and put a noose around … Read more