The actor, accused of staging a homophobic attack on himself in January, won't appear on the Fox show's final season.
Fox said Tuesday that the studio has no plans as of now to write his "Empire" character, Jamal, into the sixth season.
The cast of “Empire” is calling for Jussie Smollett to return to the Fox TV show.
"He is kind. He is compassionate. He is honest and above all he is filled with integrity," Smollett's cast members wrote in a letter to network executives.
This time his clues include teeth whitening stripes and three red-letter Ks.
"Empire" actor, Jussie Smollett had been accused of staging a hate crime against himself.
Colbert and Noah analyzed the shocking news that the “Empire” actor may have staged a hate crime against himself.
Actor Jussie Smollett has arrested for filing a false police report in connection to his claim that he was the victim of a homophobic and racist assault.
A spokesman for the Chicago Police Department said the “Empire” actor’s attorney had been contacted with a request for a follow-up interview.
“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett gave his first detailed account of the alleged hate crime against him on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”