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With season 5 of Empire wrapped, FOX showrunners have announced the show will not return after season 6, which will be 20 episodes. The announcement comes on the heels of news Lee Daniels’ other FOX production Star has also been cancelled. “We are turning the final season into a large TV event — we are […]

Andre gets bad news about his health from his doctor, Thirsty gets hemmed up by the FBI, Lucious and Cookie work toward putting on free concert for Empire fans, and more.

In a shocking change of events, Cooks County prosecutors have been dropped against Empire actor Jussie Smollett. “After reviewing all of the facts and circumstances of the case, including Mr. Smollett’s volunteer service in the community and agreement to forfeit his bond to the City of Chicago, we believe this outcome is a just disposition […]

Each of the 16 charges carries with it a possible sentence of probation to four years in prison.

Whew Chile! It’s been a hell of a 28 days in the community. Black History Month was all over the place and then some, with a fair share of up-and-downs, but did we win this Black History Month? Let’s see how we fared. On Feb 1, Senator Cory Booker announced his candidacy for president entering […]

It’s been a long time coming, but the mystery surrounding Jussie Smollett’s alleged “orchestrated attack” seems to becoming clearer. Smollett was arrested, Thursday morning, and charged with falsely filing a police report. While the Empire actor remains steadfast that he is innocent, evidence seems to point in the direction that he faked the “attack” because […]

Listen...Folks who voted for Trump are still deplorable, fake attack or not.

***Update*** After being released on $100,000 bond, Jussie Smollett returned to the Empire set and reportedly offered his co-stars little explanation. He reportedly paraphrased his lawyer’s statement. Fox announced today that Jussie has been cut from the final two episodes of Empire after defending the actor prior to his arrest. “Jussie has been an important […]

Tamla Horsford suspiciously died in November 2018 after she reportedly fell off a balcony during a “football moms” overnight party in Forsyth, GA.

This is the first sit-down the "Empire" actor has had with the media regarding the racist and homophobic assault he endured last month.

On a recent episode of his podcast "State of The Culture," the rapper shared his skepticism of the "Empire" actor's recent attack.

The "Empire" actor and singer set the record straight in his first public appearance since falling victim to a vicious racist and homophobic attack last week.