Jussie Smollett Scandal 'Embarrassed' 'Empire' Creator Lee Daniels

Popculture - 06-11

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Lee Daniels is looking back on the difficult times for Empire surrounding Jussie Smollett's legal issues. In a new interview, the Fox drama's co-creator admitted he feels "beyond embarrassed" by the controversy surrounding the actor's claims he was the victim of an alleged hate crime, which police later accused him of staging before the state dropped all the charges.

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