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'Empire' producers say Jussie Smollett character cut out final 2 episodes after actor's arrest

1 month ago   |   By WGAL

The executive producers of “Empire” issued a joint statement that said, "The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us.”
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Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of this season of 'Empire'

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of this season of 'Empire'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

In a new statement, the executive producers "Empire" said that Jussie Smollett' s character Jamal will not appear in the final two episodes of this season.
"While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system as the process plays out," the statement said. "We are also aware of the effects of this process on the cast and crew members who work on our show and to avoid further disruption on set, we have decided to remove the role of 'Jamal' from the final two episodes of the season."
This decision comes after Smollett was arrested Thursday on charges of...
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Fox Removing Jussie Smollet's Character From Season's Final Two Episodes Of ‘Empire'

Fox Removing Jussie Smollet's Character From Season's Final Two Episodes Of ‘Empire'

1 month ago   |   By CBS

A day after he was arrested for allegedly faking a hate crime because he was upset with his salary on “Empire,” actor Jussie Smollett appears to be losing his role on the hit TV show.
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Jussie Smollett case: 'Empire' actor will be removed from season's final 2 episodes, producers say

Jussie Smollett case: 'Empire' actor will be removed from season's final 2 episodes, producers say

1 month ago   |   By ABC

As authorities laid out their case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, the narrative that emerged Thursday sounded like that of a filmmaker who wrote, cast, directed and starred in a short movie.
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Jussie Smollett's ‘Empire' character to be removed from final 2 episodes of season, producers say

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO -The producers of the TV show “Empire” said Friday that Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season “to avoid further disruption on set” after Smollett was accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in Chicago.
“While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system as the process plays out. We are also aware of the effects of this process on the cast and crew members who work on our show and to avoid further disruption on set, we have decided to remove the role of ‘Jamal' from the final two...
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Jussie Smollett's character to be removed from 'Empire', producers say; actor charged with felony out on bond

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Jussie Smollett's character will be written off the TV show "Empire." The executive producers of the show, including Lee Daniels, said Friday they decided to remove Smollett's character, Jamal, from the last two episodes of the season.
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