Earlier this week, “Empire” actor Malik Yoba alluded to his co-star Jussie Smollett being gay then backtracked his statements when he was accused of “outing” the star. Well, no worries, Jussie wasn’t hiding in the first place. The Lyons brother confirmed his sexuality on “Ellen.”
“It was really important to me to make sure that it got across that there is no closet,” he said. There’s never been a closet. That I’ve been in. I don’t own a closet, I got a dresser, but I don’t have a closet, but I have a home and that is my responsibility to protect that home.”
Jussie recently signed a music deal with Columbia records.
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'Get My Shoe Porsha': Cookie's Best Moments On 'Empire'
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1. Cookie's Best Moments On "Empire"
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2. When She Called Out Kitty For Spying On Her
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3. When She Wore This Fly Ensemble
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4. When She Was A Young Tenderoni In This Flashback
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5. When She Fooled Lucious Into Thinking She Was Meeting With Her Parole Officer
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6. When She Wore This Hat To Bunkie's Funeral
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7. When Lucious Said He Loves Her
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8. When She Bumped Lucious Then Kicked His Car
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9. When She Tried To Fight Kitty In The Elevator
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10. When She Called Kidd 44 A "B*tch"
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11. When She Threw Her Shoe At Lucious
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12. When She Wore this Outfit
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13. When She Happened To Be On The Steps Of The Courthouse To Give A Comment
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14. When She Wore This Fierce Gown
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15. When She Kicked Porsha Out
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