In the wake of his nationally publicized scandal, Jussie Smollet shall be seeing his function on Empire dramatically lowered. Production sources inform TMZ that Jussie has had a number of scenes lower from an upcoming episode.
Jussie was purported to have 9 scenes within the second to final episode in addition to a giant musical, however that’s now not the case. Production reportedly lower out 5 of his scenes, and fully took out his musical. Of the remaining 4 scenes he’s concerned in, he’s now not the main focus anymore both and shall be casted alongside an ensemble of fellow actors.
As a results of the lowered workload, Jussie shall be spending means much less time on set as properly. Instead of working daily this week, which he usually would do, Jussie is now solely working Friday and presumably Thursday, and he will not be rehearsing. Writers have spent the previous 24 hours making edits to the script to make up for Jussie’s lowered function, however they’re clearly separating themselves from the Chicago actor.
Jussie’s story took a flip for the more serious this weekend as investigators imagine Jussie staged his complete assault and paid two accomplices to leap him. Jussie is presently ready to go to a Grand Jury for a verdict, however issues aren’t wanting good for him. We’ll hold you posted.