"Empire" Role Slashed
… As a result of the "Attack" scandal
19.02.09 1:00 AM PST
Jussie Smollett's "Empire" screen time has been reduced as a result of the growing sense that he has organized the so-called "attack." Jussie had to have 9 scenes and a big music number in the second to the last episode ̵
As long as his duties are reduced, Jussie will spend less time on the set. Instead of working every day this week, they tell us that we're working on Friday at Jussie and maybe on Thursdays, and will not rehearse.
Less work for Jussie means more work for writers who are busy making edits. We've been told in the last 24 hours that the script has undergone numerous revisions.
We broke the story … Jussy's case was going to the Grand Jury on Tuesday. Our law enforcement sources argue that the focus is on presenting evidence that could lead to an indictment against Jussie for allegedly filing a fake police report .