Another Bad Sign for Empire? A Major Cast Member Is Leaving


If the events of the recent Empire season finale are to be believed, a major cast member has left the series for good.

In the episode titled “Rise by Sin,” Jussie’s character Jamal Lyon was accidentally shot by Freda Gatz, and now the actor is sparking rumors with a cryptic tweet that he — and his character — may not be coming back:

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I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time w/ @EmpireFOX. I love you all. Truth. Time 2 make a record & some movies.

The actor also posted another tweet, leaving fans wondering if there was drama behind-the-scenes on the show:

This is why we must watch how we treat people. We never know how long they have. Just in the blink of an eye. Gone.