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Jussie Smollett Will Not Return For Empire's Finale

Jussie Smollett will not be returning to 'Empire' for the finale.The 37-year-old actor - who played musician Jamal Lyon in the drama - was accused of having orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself...

Jussie Smollett In Talks For Return To Empire For Finale

Jussie Smollett could return to 'Empire' for the finale next year, showrunner Brett Mahoney says.The 37-year-old actor - who played musician Jamal Lyon in the drama - had been accused of having orchestrated a racist...

Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago

Jussie Smollett is suing the city of Chicago.The 'Empire' star had been accused of having orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself back in January, and although he had the case against him dropped...

Terrence Howard Misses Jussie Smollett

Terrence Howard misses his former 'Empire' co-star Jussie Smollett. The 50-year-old actor has been shooting the sixth and final season of the musical drama and has very much felt the absence of his on-screen son...

Jussie Smollett Considering Lawsuit

Jussie Smollett is considering suing the city of Chicago.The 'Empire' star had been accused of having orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself back in January, and although he had the case against him...

Fox Ceo Confirms Jussie Smollett Won't Be Returning To Empire

Fox CEO Charlie Collier has confirmed there are ''no plans'' for Jussie Smollett to return to 'Empire', after he was accused of staging a hate attack on himself.The 37-year-old actor - who played musician Jamal...

Jussie Smollett's Lawyers Blast Judge

Jussie Smollett's lawyers have slammed a judge's decision to appoint a special prosecutor to re-investigate the case against him. The 'Empire' star had been accused of having orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself...

Jussie Smollett 'Grateful' For His Fans

Jussie Smollett is ''grateful'' for his fans amid allegations he staged a racist and homophobic attack on himself.The 'Empire' star has been accused of having orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself back in...

Jussie Smollett Could Be Prosecuted For Alleged Attack Hoax

Jussie Smollett could be prosecuted for allegedly staging a homophobic and racist attack on himself, despite his case being dismissed.The 'Empire' star was told in March he wouldn't be charged over allegations he orchestrated a...

Lee Daniels Regrets Supporting Jussie Smollett

Lee Daniels is ''beyond embarrassed'' by his public support of Jussie Smollett.The 'Empire' creator was one of the biggest supporters of the 36-year-old actor when news broke he'd been the victim of a homophobic and...

Jussie Smollett Returns To Social Media

Jussie Smollett has returned to social media for the first time since he was accused of faking an attack on himself.The 'Empire' actor hasn't used Instagram since January 28 - the day before he reported...

Jussie Smollett 'Attack' 911 Calls Released

Jussie Smollett's friend claimed his alleged attackers ''put a noose around his neck'' in a newly-released 911 call. The 'Empire' star's pal, said to be the actor's manager, is said to have made two calls...

Jussie Smollett Was Working On Plea Deal Before Alleged Hoax Charges Were Dropped

Jussie Smollett was working on a plea deal over allegations he staged a hate attack on himself, one month before charges were dropped.The 'Empire' star was told in March he wouldn't be charged over allegations...

Empire Will End After Sixth Season

Fox has announced that 'Empire' will end after its sixth season. The studio revealed on Monday (13.05.19) that the next series of the hit drama show - which stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard...

Empire To Get 'Reset'

'Empire' season six will be a ''reset'' of the show.It was recently confirmed Jussie Smollett - who was accused of orchestrating a racist and homophobic attack on himself earlier this year - won't be returning...

Jussie Smollett's Empire Co-stars Want Him Back

Jussie Smollett's 'Empire' co-stars want him back. Although the Fox show has been renewed for a sixth season, producers recently revealed that the 36-year-old actor - who stars as Jamal Lyon in the hit series...

Jussie Smollett Unlikely To Return To Empire

Jussie Smollett is unlikely to be returning to 'Empire'.The Fox show has been renewed for a sixth season but producers have revealed that the 36-year-old actor - who stars as Jamal Lyon in the hit...

Empire Cast Support Jussie Smollett

The cast of 'Empire' have penned an open letter asking for Jussie Smollett to return to his role in the drama series.An open letter, signed by his castmates including Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere...

Jussie Smollett Being Sued By The City Of Chicago

Jussie Smollett is being sued by the City of Chicago, after refusing to pay $130,000 in relation to allegations that he staged a hate crime on himself.The 'Empire' actor was told last month he wouldn't...

Jussie Smollett Refusing To Pay $130,000 To City Of Chicago

Jussie Smollett ''will not be intimidated'' into paying $130,000 to the City of Chicago in relation to allegations that he staged a hate crime on himself.The 'Empire' actor was told last month he wouldn't be...

Taraji P. Henson: Jussie Smollett Is Doing Well

Taraji P. Henson says Jussie Smollett is ''doing well'', after criminal charges against him were dropped last month.The 'Empire' star had been facing 16 counts of disorderly conduct following allegations he staged a racist and...

Jussie Smollett Ordered To Pay $130,000 To The City Of Chicago

Jussie Smollett is being ordered to pay $130,000 to the City of Chicago in relation to allegations that he staged a hate crime on himself.The 'Empire' actor was told earlier this week he wouldn't be...

Jussie Smollett Feels Victim Of Smear Campaign

Jussie Smollett claims he's been a victim of a public smear campaign by Chicago officials.The 'Empire' actor was told earlier this week he wouldn't be charged over allegations he orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack...

Taraji P Henson Delighted Jussie Smollett Charges Are Dropped

Taraji P. Henson is delighted charges against Jussie Smollett have been dropped.The 48-year-old actress believes the ''truth has finally been set free'' after prosecutors decided not to go ahead with the 16 counts of disorderly...

Chicago Officials Slam Jussie Smollett Decision

Chicago's mayor has criticised the decision to drop all charges against Jussie Smollett.The 'Empire' actor was facing 16 felony counts for filing a false police report, after he claimed that he was attacked and beaten...

Jussie Smollett Insists He's Been Truthful

Jussie Smollett has insisted he has been ''truthful and consistent on every single level'' after he was cleared of all criminal charges following accusations that he fabricated an assault against him in January.The 'Empire' star...

Charges Dropped Against Jussie Smollett

All criminal charges against Jussie Smollett have been dropped following accusations that he fabricated an assault against him in January.The 'Empire' actor was facing 16 felony counts for filing a false police report, after he...

Lee Daniels Reflects On Empire Stars' 'Pain And Anger'

Lee Daniels has admitted the cast and crew of 'Empire' have been through ''pain and anger and sadness and frustration'' due to the Jussie Smollett scandal.The 36-year-old actor was dropped from the final two episodes...

Taraji P Henson: Empire Set Is 'Great'

Taraji P. Henson has insisted things are ''great'' on the 'Empire' set.The musical drama has been hit by disruption following Jussie Smollett's arrest on charges relating to him allegedly faking a racist and homophobic attack...

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty

Jussie Smollett has pleaded not guilty on 16 counts of filing a false police report.The 'Empire' star has entered a plea of not guilty to the courts, according to The Hollywood Reporter, ahead of his...

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