The cast of "Empire" is supporting Jussie Smollett, and asking the network and producers to bring him back to the show. A letter signed by Terrence Howrad, Taraji P. Henson and other cast members says, in part: "Together, as a united front, we stand with Jussie Smollett and ask that our co-star, brother and friend be brought back for our sixth season of Empire."
‘Empire’ cast writes letter in support of Jussie Smollett. See story here. https://wgntv.com/2019/04/25/empire-cast-writes-letter-in-support-of-jussie-smollett/