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'Empire' Producers Cut Smollett From Season's Last Episodes

CHICAGO (AP) — 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...
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Prosecutor: Actor Gave Detailed Instructions for Fake Attack

Police said Smollett planned the hoax because he was unhappy with his salary and wanted to promote his career.
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Police: Smollett Sent Racist Letter to Himself

Smollett turned himself in early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report.
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Police Official: Smollett Suspected of Lying About Attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago detectives suspect that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report when he said he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in downtown Chicago late last month, a police official said Wednesday. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi also said Wednesday that...
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Smollett Developments Leave Some Baffled, Others Outraged

"Whatever the outcome, this won't stop me from believing others," Ava DuVernay said.
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Chicago Police Arrest 2 Black Suspects in Attack on Smollett

At least one of the men worked on "Empire," police said
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‘This is MAGA country’: Empire's Jussie Smollett Attacked in Brutal Hate Crime

Smollett was attacked by two masked men in Chicago in a vicious hate crime that sent him to the hospital.
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'Empire Is My Day Job,' Jussie Smollett Says (Watch)

Jussie Smollett shared stories of being a child actor, meeting fans in Germany, and the one thing he always takes with him on the road.
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LISTEN: Jussie Smollett of 'Empire' Talks New Single and Album

Jussie Smollett of hit show "Empire" has released a new single "Freedom." Hear his interview with Poet.
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