Cookie questioned whether Andre’s bipolar diagnosis was something Rhonda had cooked up, saying that it was a “white people problem.” Rhonda revealed to her that Andre had his first psychotic break junior year in college, when he showed up at Lucious’ house after going on a massive shopping spree. Malcolm confessed that he […]

When the news hit that Empire was renewed for a second season, we all rejoiced. And even though the first season isn’t up yet, the show’s co-creator, Danny Strong, has already spilled some secrets for season two with The Hollywood Reporter. Here’s what we found out: 1. There will be more episodes.   There’s only 12 […]

Empire really does just keep winning. Mary J. Blige and Terrence Howard will perform “Shake Down” on tonight’s episode, a track that premiered on ETonline earlier today. MJB and Howard go back-and-forth crooning about love, relationships and everything in-between, over the piano-ridden beat. According to the site, Blige plays a character named Angie, someone from Lucious’ past who finds […]

It’s Timbaland’s birthday today! While the man is known for super huge hits like Missy Elliott‘s “The Rain,”  Jay Z’s “Big Pimpin’,” and Justin Timberlake‘s “Sexy Back,” he’s been in the lab cooking up more hits for the Fox show Empire. Along with his team, he’s crafted some catchy songs for the audience week after week. […]

We love to hate Grace Gealey as Anika on FOX’s hit hip-hop drama, Empire. She’s a devilish debutante who always seems to get what she wants, and won’t stop until everyone is out of her way. But what do we know about the actress who plays Boo Boo Kitty? Here are 5 things you need to know […]

Jussie Smollett‘s portrayal as a gay singer on the Fox hit drama Empire is so convincing that many of his new fans want to know: is he or isn’t he gay? The actor-singer went on the Ellen to clear up the rumors about his sexuality. MUST SEE: 6 Things Every ‘Empire’ Fan Needs To Know About Jussie Smollett While he […]

Fox’s Empire put up record-setting ratings for an eighth consecutive week with Nielsen reporting 14.2 million viewers during last week’s episode. Such a dominant position within the pop culture zeitgeist usually means a parody is in full play, and Saturday Night Live was happy to oblige. Thor star Chris Hemsworth manned the role of Chip, […]

Mo’Nique is still on her media tour, telling everyone that Lee Daniels is having a passive aggressive hissy fit against her. Now the actress is saying that Daniels is upset because she did not thank him in her 2010 Oscar acceptance speech. Daniels claimed that Mo’Nique “didn’t play the [Hollywood] game,” meaning she didn’t “campaign” or schmooze for […]

Empire wouldn’t be half as good if it weren’t for Taraji P. Henson, who plays tough Cookie Lyon – the head of the Lyon family household. And it makes sense, because it almost cost her everything she had to get to this point. MUST SEE: 9 Facts About Taraji P. Henson Empire Fans Probably Don’t Know In an […]

  Cookie outed Anika to Lucious, letting him know Anika was working with Beretti. Anika walked out, despite Lucious begging her to stay. Andre flushed his meds down the toilet. This can’t possibly end well. Anika plotted to poach several crucial Empire artists and bring them over to Creedmoor. Jamal and Delphine (Estelle) got into […]

“Empire” is more than just a TV show, it’s that Wednesday night relief after a terrible Tuesday. We’ve fallen in love with the diabolical plot,…

Malik Yoba‘s comments in a recent interview about Empire star Jussie Smollett with BlackFilm.com has caused a social media firestorm. According to the site, Yoba inadvertently outed his co-star and friend, but he’s officially denying that intention. In an exclusive statement to USA Today delivered by his publicist, Yoba says he was misquoted: “I was misquoted in the article. […]