Fox Exec Teases ‘Empire’ Spinoff / Reveals Jussie Smollett Will Never Return To The Series

Published: Wednesday 7th Aug 2019 by David

Executives at Fox have revealed that they may not be finished with the ‘Empire’ story.

Promising news for the show’s viewers below…

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Fox‘s CEO Charlie Collier told the Television Critics Association that the show may still have a home on his platform if its writers give him good reason to extend it by way of a spinoff.

He was pleased to share the exciting news hours ago.

We’re in the Lee Daniels and Danny Strong business, if there is more story to tell we want to hear it.

‘Empire’ stands tall as one of the most impactful shows to grace the world of television within the last decade and was an instant ratings winner when it touched down on January 7th 2015.

Unfortunately, the show’s popularity found itself waning once its grittier rival ‘Power’ was launched by the STARZ network to replace its ‘Spartacus’ offering and took a major hit when one of its stars Jussie Smollett was accused of fooling the world into believing he was assaulted by white supremacists.

He was fired from the show as a result.

Deadline shared…Collier made it very clear that the still legally challenged Jussie Smollett will not be a part of the final season or a potential future. “Lee’s right, there’s no plan for Jussie to return, “ the Fox Entertainment chief told the assembled media, reiterating Daniels’ June 4 insistence that the actor who played Jamal Lyon on the show for almost five seasons is permanently gone.

 

 

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  1. Grape Juice Fan August 7, 2019

    This queen ruined her ENTIRE career over a LIE

    • Jasmine August 7, 2019

      Agreed BUT what about the other actors like Terrance Howard and Ms. Henson? He hurt their careers too. The show was already doomed with Lee Daniels concerting it to a gay soap opera post season 1 but for Jussie to go on a coke-fueled attention seeking publicity stunt like that is beyond me how he didn’t think about anybody but his own popularity! Any sober adult with common sense would not have done that because they know the story they came up with to police would not be believed. That guy Jussie needs rehab and some humility! He should apologize privately to the entire cast for jeopardizing their jobs and careers.

      • Shayla Queen August 7, 2019

        Nice story. Now run along and buy Ciara’s CD!

    • MCalling you h*** out August 7, 2019

      You got proof he lied?

      • Jasmine August 8, 2019

        No proof needed. His story was idiotic and unbelievable to any sane and sober person. You would have to be on drugs to believe an ounce of his story. Redneck racists did not know who he is and they damn sure ain’t lurking the streets of gay ass boystown Chicago to put a noose around some black queen’s neck! Typical coke Queen…attention weekend and too many unrealistic details.

        Jessie to police (In coke queen voice): ‘Officer, they poured bleach on me. Then they put a noose around my neck. This noose I’m still wearing hours later officer. They manhandled me.’

        Officers to Jessie: ‘What they look like’

        Jessie: ‘Oh I couldn’t see them because they had masks on. I could see the corners of their eyes and they looked white. I saw a street camera too so there must be footage. Do you know who I am?

        Officer: Yeah you called us.

        Jessie: ‘No I mean did you know I’m a star. I’m on the hit show Empire’

        Officer: Oh ok so is that it?

        Jessie: Yes officer

  2. Lol August 7, 2019

    The I wont be watching then. U can complain about Jussie all day long but he was in integral part of the show. And without Jamal there’s no show.

    • King of Kingz August 7, 2019

      Exactly they act like he killed or sexually harassed somebody smh Cookie & jamal are the heart & core Empire smh. It’s the last season, the fans & the cast want him back so they should bring him back even if it’s only for a couple of episodes. What was the point of picking up his contract if they weren’t gonna bring him back.

    • Jasmine August 7, 2019

      I strongly disagree with that. In fact the show Empire is really based off (Dynasty) has several Jamals! Jamal is just a character that can be played by somebody else! Dynasty has 3 different people play the gay brother Steven over the years but ALWAYS had the same people playing the lead. Jamal is just a side character. Who plays him is not important.

      • Jasmine🙋🏿‍♀️David🙋🏿‍♂️Sam🙋🏽‍♂️& Rashad 🙋🏾‍♂️#TROLLmineSlayers #DaBiAsianCrew August 7, 2019

        Tell’em TROLLmine!!!

      • Shayla Queen August 7, 2019

        You picked your copy of Ciara up from the store yet?

  3. Urg August 7, 2019

    Let the show die please gosh man how much more Lee Daniels going dead this dead horse smfh

    • High Price August 7, 2019

      Hey, he needs a check I guess.

  4. Dc August 7, 2019

    He been ghost ever since 😂😂

  5. Mashyu August 7, 2019

    Power came before Empire. Get your facts straight!

  6. ERIC August 7, 2019

    Should’ve ended a long time ago. No one is asking for a spinoff.

  7. Keisha August 8, 2019

    He should be locked up for the biggest hoax this year.

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