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Jussie Smollett Will NEVER Return to Empire, Co-Creator Vows
Despite controversy, the cast of Empire has been pushing for the return of Jussie Smollett in the show's final season.
Those who stand by him and believe that he was framed cheered when a report said that writers were planning his return.
Empire Has Been Renewed. But Has Jussie Smollett Been Canceled?
Fox has some good news for fans of Empire and also for embattled star Jussie Smollet:
First, for viewers of this intense drama, the network has decided to renew it for a sixth season.
Empire Cast Pushes for Return of Jussie Smollett
Jussie Smollett appeared on his final Empire Season 5 episode last night.
His character of Jamal got married and was seemingly given a happy send-off -- if, indeed, this installment also marked Smollett's final appearance on the Fox drama overall.
Jussie Smollett Was Framed and Defamed by Police, Argues Brother
At the very end of January, reports shared that Jussie Smollett had been the victim of a brutal hate crime.
He was later arrested on suspicion that he had staged his own attack, though prosecutors dropped all charges against him.
Jussie Smollett: Dropped Charges Have Empire Cast Fiercely Divided
This case has had more twists and turns than your average episode of Law & Order.
In the latest surprise, prosecutors dropped all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett on Tuesday. But he can't just return to his old life.
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Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to All Charges; Now What?!?
Jussie Smollett made a pair of returns this week.
First, the actor appeared on Empire Wednesday night for the first time since he was arrested and charged with multiple felonies.
Terrence Howard to Jussie Smollett: Just Tell Us the TRUTH!
Even before Jussie Smollett was fired from the rest of the season of Empire, things were tense with his castmates.
There had already been very credible reports that some of Jussie's castmates hadn't wanted anything to do with him.