50 Cent claims that he doesn’t hate gay people…even though he posted a photo slamming the show ‘Empire’ on his Instagram that included a homophobic slam. Has his ongoing feud with the Fox TV show finally gone too far?
50 Cent, 40, used to beef with other rappers, but now he’s going after TV shows — one in particular. The “P.I.M.P.” rapper has had an ongoing feud with the Fox hip hop hit Empire, but when he dissed the series this time around, he took a big shot at gay people too. 50 reposted an Instagram snap that claimed less people were watching Empire because of the “gay stuff”. Now, he’s backing off the comment and has been forced to clarify that he is not a homophobe.
Well, Lucious’ time in jail didn’t last very long. After being behind bars for three long months, the head of Empire is finally back and ready to reclaim his kingdom!
Lucious (Terrance Howard) is a free man, all thanks to his shady new lawyer Thirsty Rawlings (Andre Royo). While Lucious and Jamal (Jussie Smollett) celebrate his newly found freedom, Cookie (Tarji P. Henson) is busy starting her own Dynasty.
Don’t mess with 50 Cent! After Cookie Lyon, played by Taraji P. Henson, called the rapper ‘thirsty’ on the Sept. 23 premiere of ‘Empire,’ 50 Cent took to Instagram to sound off on the diss! Click to WATCH!
50 Cent, 40, wasn’t exactly thrilled being called “thirsty” on the season premiere of Empire. We all know that the rapper’s got beef with the hit FOX show, so it’s kind of surprising the show even went there. 50 Cent has responded to Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) calling him “thirsty” in a new Instagram video, and he said he was shocked by her words. 50 says that he “hit that” when referring to Cookie — what exactly is he referring to?!
Honestly, I was really afraid that ‘Empire’ wasn’t going to be able to live up to the crazy, jaw-dropping antics of season one. However, the Sept. 23 season premiere proved me wrong. ‘Empire’ is having the farthest thing from a sophomore slump, and here’s why.
The first season of Empire was one of the best and most insane seasons of television ever. It became the hottest show on television, and many worried whether or not the show’s second season would be just as good. Well, after watching the show’s season premiere, I think Empire’s second season is going to be better than the first because of amazing guest stars, relationship developments and music that is hot, hot, hot!
Lyons, killers, new music, oh my! ‘Empire’ made its return to TV on Sept. 23 and it was well worth the wait. As Lucious Lyon sits in jail for a crime he did not commit, his wife Cookie is devising a plan to take back the Empire.
Since Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) is still in jail, it’ll be much easier for Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) take back Empire, right? While the matriarch of the Lyon family secretly set up an alliance between herself, Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray), Andre (Trai Byers), and Anika Calhoun (Grace Gealey) to overtake the company, they still had to deal with Jamal (Jussie Smollett), who Lucious left in charge.
Cookie’s got a mini-me! Becky G will guest-starring on one of the most popular shows of TV, ‘Empire,’ and her character is just fierce as Cookie Lyon herself! Plus, HollywoodLife.com has more EXCLUSIVE details. You know you want to check out these season 2 spoilers!
There are already so many feisty ladies on Empire, and Becky G, 18, is just adding one more to the list. The singer will be a guest star on the highly-anticipated show, and she’s spilling scoop on her season 2 role! Her character is so sassy that the cast started calling her “baby Cookie!” HollywoodLife.com also has EXCLUSIVE details on her role!
Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Gray performed a rousing rendition of ‘You’re So Beautiful’ at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards Aug. 16. But it was the surprise appearance of a special guest from their show ‘Empire’ that brought down the house.
Empire stars Jussie Smollett, 32, and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, 21, killed it onstage at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards performing their hit “You’re So Beautiful” from the show’s soundtrack. The song was up for Choice Song from a Movie or TV Show, but it was a surprise appearance onstage by Gabourey Sidibe, 32, that had heads turning!
Oh, you fancy, huh? The ‘Empire’ cast is gearing up for season two — and what better way to celebrate the colossal success of the show than with a stellar spread in ‘VOGUE’ magazine? Check out the stunning shoot right here.
The Empire cast, along with its creator, Lee Daniels, and The Weeknd turn up the dial on fall fashion with a show-stopping spread in VOGUE magazine‘s September issue. Inside, Taraji P. Henson rocks a fur that looks like it came right out of Cookie’s closet — and she looks stunning.
If you thought season one had tension, get ready! During the Television Critics Association summer press tour on August 6, a new ‘Empire’ trailer aired and it’s so crazy. Watch it here.
Even though Andre (Trai Byers) and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) want to completely cut Lucious (Terrence Howard) out as the CEO of the company, don’t think it’s going to be easy — Lucious is just as powerful behind bars. And this full-length trailer for Season 2 of Empire proves just that. Watch!
Get ready for some Mimi on ‘Empire’ y’all! Mariah Carey will appear on the second season of the smash hit series– and we need to see her go up against Cookie yesterday!
Well hello there, boo boo kitty-Mimi. Mariah Carey is going to be on Empire‘s second season, it was announced on Aug. 5. Just as Mariah was receiving her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, another big life event was revealed: Empire co-creator Lee Daniels kinda sorta definitely let it slip that Mariah would be dropping by at some point in the new season, which debuts on Fox on Sept. 23! So, we have to wonder, when will she and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) have their first show down?
Congrats are in order for Grace Gealey and Trai Byers! The ‘Empire’ costars got engaged on July 26, according to a new report. Find out all the details of the sweet proposal!
Love is in the air for Empire costars Grace Gealey and Trai Byers! The actors are reportedly engaged after Trai, 32, popped the question to Grace while celebrating her 31st birthday on July 26 in Chicago. So romantic!
Oh my God you guys! A very first promo for ‘Empire’ season 2 is here– and it is full of insane clues about what we can expect when the hit series returns. Um, hello, why is Cookie in a cage?
Welcome back, Boo Boo Kitty. When Empire returns for a second season on Sept. 23, Lucious the Lion (Terrence Howard) has fallen big time: he’s in the slammer and, as we see in this very first promo, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) is paying her former husband/current lover a visit. Beyond that though, more questions are raised than answered in this 30- second clip (Lucious isn’t the only one behind bars: Cookie is dancing in a cage at one point). So, is it September yet?
Go up down, up down, up and down! At the 2015 BET Awards, the cast of ‘Empire’ was on hand to,well, give the world a show– and they totally killed it.
Slay, y’all. At the 2015 BET Awards on June 28, the stars of Fox’s breakout series Empire showed up to put it down. Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Gray and Serayah all represented their massive new show with a ridiculously amazing rendition of “Drip Drop” and, honestly, it made us realize just how much we miss Empire!
It’s an ‘Empire’ showdown, y’all! Series stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson are going head to head on the new season of ‘Lip Sync Battle’– and it is going to be as amazing as it sounds. Watch this sneak peek now to see for yourself!
It’s a Lyon on Lyon brawl! On the second season of Lip Sync Battle, which will premiere on Spike TV on July 9, Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will go head to head. The two play former husband and wife (and current lovers) on the smash hit series Empire and, from the looks of this sneak peek, that tension is going to continue to be worked out in their lip syncing duel! Watch the amazing trailer for the new season right now!
Uh oh — did ‘Cookie’ eat a bad cookie?! ‘Empire’ fan favorite Taraji P. Henson was rushed to the ER after a severe case of food poisoning. We’ve gathered the details on her time spent in the hospital. Yikes! Food poisoning is no fun. Just ask Taraji P. Henson, 44! The TV star had to…
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