Believe it or not, but Jussie Smollett has a strong chance of returning to the set of Empire.
Smollet is currently on the wrong end of a media frenzy. The actor is making plenty of enemies after staging a random hate-crime against himself. Furthermore, the City of Chicago seems to have a personal vendetta against Smollett. After a judge decided that the charges would be dropped. Following the ruling City officials decided to file a lawsuit against Smollett. The City is attempting to recoup for overtime paid out during the investigation.
Empire Cast Letter
Several outlets have reported that on April 19th, Empire stars Taraji Henson an Terrance Howard sent a letter to executives at Fox Entertainment. The co-lead actors requested that Smollett returns to the show.
“Together, as a united front, we stand with Jussie Smollett and ask that our co-star, brother and friend be brought back for our sixth season of Empire Opens a New Window.,”
Jussie is still facing a world of legal trouble from his personal actions. One of a lawsuit which includes the brothers that were an accomplice in the staged act.
Will the Empire cast letter be enough for Smollet to return? Can the show stand without Jamal? Leave your comments below and stay tuned to Hypefresh.co.
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