‘Empire’ is officially coming back for sixth season at Fox, but Jussie Smollett is unlikely to reurn with it.
“Our son and brother is an innocent man whose name and character has been unjustly smeared,” read a statement.
Empire‘s fall is brutal. The second episode of Empire after the arrest of one of its stars, Jussie Smollett, was the lowest rated in the series’ history.
Jussie Smollett’s alleged stunt could have some serious repercussions not only for him, but the rest of the ‘Empire’ cast & crew.
Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a Cook County grand jury on not one, but 16 counts of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report.
Queen Latifah says she will stand by under-fire “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett — until she sees proof that he staged a hate attack on himself.
Police Superintendent Says ‘There’s a Lot More’ Physical Evidence, Video, and Testimony Suggesting Jussie Smollett Staged His Attack [Video]
There’s a lot more evidence that does not support his innocence”. Eddie Johnson says his department believed Jussie while investigating the alleged hate crime until the evidence became too overwhelming to ignore.
Two Nigerian Brothers ‘Potential Suspects’ In Jussie Smollett Attack + Lawyer Reveals They’re Friends With Jussie
The two Nigerian brothers being questioned over the Jussie Smollett attack are actors Abimbola ‘Abel’ and Olabinjo ‘Ola’ Osundairo.
The Chicago Police Department has issued a statement with an update on their investigation into Jussie Smollett’s racist and homophobic attack.