Jussie Smollet to Return to 'Empire' Following Legal Troubles

PopCrush - 04-04


Taraji P. Henson Reveals Whether or Not Jussie Smollett Will Return to ‘Empire’. After months of shocking twists and turns, the charges against Jussie Smollett allegedly staging an attack on himself were dropped on March 26. Though he's a free man, the actor's character Jamal Lyon had been cut from the last two episodes of Empire's fifth season following his initial arrest. But Lyon's storyline might not be over quite yet.