'No plans' for Jussie Smollett to return to 'Empire' amid hate crime fallout

Fox said Smollett remains under contract, but the actor is off the show for now.
0:20 | 05/01/19

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Transcript for 'No plans' for Jussie Smollett to return to 'Empire' amid hate crime fallout
Does he saw what empire days appear to be over fox entertainment says it has no plans for his character from mall to be back next season. Paulette is still battling allegations that he orchestrated a bogus hate crime attack his camp is staying positive though about the show noting its contract was extended. Which represented state could mean a future return.

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