Jussie Smollett is seen with the noose around his neck in just released footage from his alleged attack earlier this year.
Empire creator Lee Daniels originally stood up for Jussie Smollett, but he's now reassessing his feelings after nearly six months.
Despite recent rumors, Lee Daniels says Smollett "will NOT be returning" for the show's final season.
Empire will officially return for more episode in the Fall but whether or not Jussie Smollett will eventually be a part of them is unknown at this time.
The president of the United States took a few shots at the Empire star at a rally on Saturday night.
Jussie Smollett's co-stars are offering their full endorsement in a letter of support for the Empire actor.
Abel Osundairo won a boxing title following his involvement in the allegedly staged attack of Jussie Smollett.
Jussie Smollett is alleged to have misled cops after claiming his attackers were white so the city is suing back.
Jussie Smollett may have had the charges against him tossed, but SNL isn't letting him off that easy.
An angry Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel is demanding that Jussie Smollett, who has been cleared of all charges, pay back the city for his allegedly false allegations.
Trump demands further investigation into the decision to drop all charges against Empire star Jussie Smollett, who had his record wiped clean.
First Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Joseph Magats doesn't think Jussie Smollett is innocent.
The criminal case against Empire star Jussie Smollette in his alleged attack has been completely dropped.
The second new episode of Empire after the Jussie Smollette scandal has dropped further in the ratings for Fox.
Empire actor Jussie Smollett appeared in court today to plead not guilty to multiple disorderly conduct charges.
It's beginning to look like Jussie Smollett's future with Empire may be in jeopardy after he allegedly faked his racially motivated attack.
Empire star Jussie Smollett has been accused of staging his own hate crime and filing false police reports.
The producers of Empire have released a new statement revealing that they are removing Jussie Smollett's character Jamal from the remainder of the season.
Chicago police say that the Empire actor staged his racially motivated attack as a tactic to raise his salary on the show.
Empire actor Jussie Smollett is in some legal trouble after allegedly staging his racially charged attack late last month.