Jussie Smollett may be returning to ‘Empire.’
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Smollett was smudged out of the series after he was accused of hiring two Nigerian bodybuilders to beat him up on a cold winter’s night so he could convince the public that he was the victim of a racist assault.
Now, producers reveal that they are open to welcoming back as they write its final season.
Showrunner Brett Mahoney told TV Line…
It would be weird in my mind to end this family show and this family drama of which he was such a significant part of without seeing him. It’s fair to say it’s being discussed, but there’s no plan as of yet to bring him back. There’s been no decision made.
Charges against the actor were dropped in March and he maintains that the allegations he is facing are false.