Empire's Jussie Smollett Sentenced to Five Months in Jail for Hate Crime Hoax
Former Empire star Jussie Smollett has been sentenced to five months in jail after he was previously found guilty on five of six felony charges stemming from a false police report he filed in 2019. READ MORE
Empire Vet Jussie Smollett Found Guilty on Five Felony Charges Stemming From False Attack Report in 2019
Former Empire star Jussie Smollett has been found guilty on five of six felony charges stemming from a false police report he filed nearly three years ago. READ MORE
Jussie Smollett's Empire Return: Fox Boss Says It's Not Happening
The question surrounding Jussie Smollett‘s potential return to Empire for the Fox drama’s series finale this May can now be definitively answered. READ MORE
2019's Biggest TV Controversies: SNL's Mis-Hire, Rookie Exit, Constance Wu Rues Renewal, College Bribes and More
The past year gave us no shortage of TV scandals, ranging from #MeToo-related actor departures to questionable firings to a series of unfortunate tweets. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Empire Boss Eyeing Jussie Smollett for Possible Finale Comeback: 'It Would Be Weird to End the Show Without Him'
Empire may be getting the band back together for one final encore.
Showrunner Brett Mahoney tells TVLine that discussions are underway to possibly have embattled former cast member Jussie Smollett return as Jamal before the show wraps its six-season run this spring. READ MORE
Here's How Empire Will Explain Jamal's Absence in Final Season
There’s an extended honeymoon and then there’s a permanent honeymoon.
Amid official word that embattled Empire star Jussie Smollett will not be returning for the Fox’s drama’s sixth and final season, it appears READ MORE
Jussie Smollett's Empire Future Confirmed: Embattled Actor Will Not Return for Final Season, Says Fox
Why did Fox extend embattled Empire star Jussie Smollett‘s contract through the sixth and final season if producers never intended to bring him back? Fox’s top exec clarified the seemingly counter-intuitive move on Wednesday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour. READ MORE
Jussie Smollett Not Returning to Empire, Lee Daniels Confirms
Jamal Lyon’s Empire reign has officially ended: Embattled cast member Jussie Smollett will not be returning to the Fox drama, co-creator Lee Daniels stated emphatically on Tuesday. READ MORE
Empire Renewed for Season 6 at Fox; 'No Plans' for Jussie Smollett to Return
Fox’s Empire will strike back for another year, with the network renewing the music-tinged soap for Season 6 — but without embattled star Jussie Smollett. READ MORE
How Did Empire Write Out Jamal?
Empire took an unorthodox approach to ejecting Jussie Smollett‘s Jamal from the show: it didn’t! Wednesday’s nuptial-themed episode, which served as Smollett’s Season 5 swan song READ MORE