First Look: Kelly Rowland Stars In ‘Empire’ Season 2

Published: Monday 24th Aug 2015 by Sam

Cop a gander of Kelly Rowland!

The R&B star is one of many names set to appear in the upcoming second season of ‘Empire’ – which returns to FOX on September 23rd.

34-year-old Rowland will play Leah, the mother of Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) in a series of flashbacks to the music mogul’s childhood. Peep a pic from her appearance in the season 2 premiere above.

Speaking on her role, the solo Grammy winner explained:

“Through watching Leah, we learn more about Lucious’s past.”

The married mother of one also gushed more broadly about her involvement in the Lee Daniels drama:

“I am an absolute fan of the show. It was the most exciting thing to work with all of these masterminds.” {Source}

2015 and beyond is shaping up to be busy times for the singer; her new BET talent search ‘Chasing Destiny’ is in production as is her hotly anticipated 5th studio album – a set she promises will boast a more “uptempo” sound.

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  1. trellbeylike August 24, 2015

    Im so ready for auntie to kill it! My fall shows are almost here! Empire, scandal, HTGAWM, South Park, Heroes, and Horror Story!!

    • Who gonna check me boo?? August 24, 2015

      I’m so happy that heroes is back but you need to get with the winning team sis and add The Walking Dead to your roster

  2. Rima August 24, 2015

    She can really act she should give Beyonce some lessons.

    • RihYonce August 24, 2015

      I love kelly but let’s be real since her music career has always been slept on she had to seek success somewhere else, bey is extremely talented with music she can’t have it all but I do agree she does need acting lessons but who are we to say she hasn’t been taking acting classes these last few years

  3. Centurion August 24, 2015

    Suits > Empire

  4. Centurion August 24, 2015

    The Blacklist > Empire

  5. Centurion August 24, 2015

    Power > Empire

  6. Centurion August 24, 2015

    South Park > Empire

    • SMH August 25, 2015

      U bitter or nah?

  7. Centurion August 24, 2015

    The Amazing World of Gumball >>> Empire

    • Christian August 24, 2015

      You’re reaching. Bye

  8. Kellyrowlandarmy August 24, 2015

    I can’t wait to see this season, and Kelly’s New Era

  9. Dev August 24, 2015

    Too many cameos now. It would be better if there was some new up and coming or unknown talent

  10. #justsayn August 24, 2015

    #bae gonna kill it! Shes gonna be on Being Mary Jane as well… & i also believe she is signed to Jay Z’s label.

  11. The Pink Print August 24, 2015

    Yes Kelly You better Kill it , I’ve been a fan since When love takes over I can’t wait for her new album, I really want to see her on tour

  12. Anne August 24, 2015

    Good for Kelly but bad for Empire. I think they should focus on getting seasoned actors and actresses instead of allowing all of these cameos for artists who just want to jump on the bandwagon for the latest craze. Kelly has no major acting experience and I doubt she could have competed against real acting talent for that role which it should have been based on.

    • Sarah August 24, 2015

      Look up Kelly’s acting catalogue hunny…Kelly has major acting credentials

  13. RihYonce August 24, 2015

    Yes auntie Kelly !!!! Can’t wait to see her on empire I know she’s going to kill it & she knows what she’s doing using this opportunity to get her music out can’t wait for the slayage !!!

  14. Career Ender August 24, 2015

    not it flooding the comments section like a starving african kid raiding dustbins during month end
    re-living real life on a blog? wow pathetic

    • Who gonna check me boo?? August 24, 2015

      Ooops shot fired

  15. Aaron August 24, 2015

    Yes I can’t wsit that long

  16. Chaelin Lee (p.k.a – CL) is coming | 재 이현 김 August 24, 2015

    I’m thought empire was a Broadway show

    • SMH August 25, 2015

      That only shows how stupid you are.

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