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JUST IN: ‘Empire’ Suspends Jussie Smollett in Wake of Hate Hoax

Jussie Smollett has been suspended from ‘Empire’ following his indictment and arrest for filing a false police report.

Executive producers of Fox’s ‘Empire’ say they are slashing Smollett from the last two episodes of the season.

“The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us. Jussie has been an important member of our ‘Empire’ family for the past five years and we care about him deeply,” said a Friday statement from “Empire’s” producers.

“While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system as the process plays out. We are also aware of the effects of this process on the cast and crew members who work on our show and to avoid further disruption […]

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