Taraji P Henson Gabourey Sidibe and Jussie Smollet 2015 Fox Upfront Presentation

More pics of Empire stars Taraji P. Henson, left, and Jussie Smollett, right, with Gabourey Sidibe, center, at the 2015 Fox Upfront Presentation at Wollman Skating Rink in NY.
Photos: Janet Mayer/Splash News

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2015 UNCF Evening of Stars

Empire stars Trai Byers left, and Grace Gealey walked the red carpet at the 2015 UNCF Evening of Stars gala in Atlanta on Sunday. Their body language says all we need to know about their fake relationship. Other stars attending the event included Toni Braxton, Trey Songz, Ludacris, Jussie Smollett, Estelle, Anthony Anderson, Jermaine Dupri, Grant Hill & his wife Tamia, Ronnie DeVoe, Big Sean, Claudia Jordan and many others.
Photos: Jerome Pearson / Splash News

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Celebs Arrive At Chanel Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Metiers d'Art Collection

Pop singer Beyonce arrived at Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Metiers d'Art Collection at the Park Lane Armory in New York City on Tuesday. She was wearing a leather miniskirt that was much too short. Can we agree that Beyonce is mourning the loss of her youth as she approaches middle age? Her mother should have taught her how to age gracefully.
Photos: Philip Vaughan/ACE/INFphoto.com

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Malik Yoba

Actor Malik Yoba is sorry he ever opened his mouth about Jussie Smollet's down low gay status.

In a new interview Yoba said he was as surprised as you were when he found out Daniels was killing off his character on Fox TV's hip hop soap opera, Empire.

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Minutes after the 'Empire' season finale ended last night, openly gay actor Jussie Smollet tweeted out (then deleted) this photo of himself and his lover, Dustin Ross. It was an obvious ploy to stay relevant now that his star vehicle has run out of gas and crashed.

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Empire TV Show Soundtrack CD Signing

Gay actors Jussie Smollet, left, and Bryshere Gray signed copies of the 'Empire' TV Show season 1 Soundtrack CDs in NYC on Tuesday. The soundtrack topped Madonna's Rebel Heart CD on the charts despite Madonna outselling Empire by 20,000 copies. Both Smollet and Gray signed recording contracts with major labels.
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Empire season finale

The final episode of Fox TV's record-breaking hip hop soap opera 'Empire' is set to air on Wednesday (Mar. 18). Siblings Jamal (Jussie Smollet) and Hakeem Lyons (Bryshere Y. Gray) share a mutual hatred for their father, shady record executive Lucious Lyons (Terrence Howard.

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Bryshere Gray walks the runway at Naomi Campbell's Fashion For Relief Charity Fashion Show in NY

Bryshere Gray tweet

Rapper-turned-actor Bryshere Y. Gray, aka Yazz the Greatest, took offense to a blogger calling him out on social media yesterday. The rapper denied Internet rumors that he is a homosexual like his 'Empire' cast mate Jussie Smollet, who plays his gay brother on the popular Fox TV Hip Hop soap opera.

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Lee Daniels and Sean Combs

'Empire' creator Lee Daniels was unhappy with test audiences that disapproved of 2 men kissing onscreen. Washington Post entertainment reporter Cecilia Kang reports that ratings "plummeted" after actors Jussie Smollett (Jamal), left, and Rafael de La Fuente (Michael) shared a same-sex kiss in the show's pilot.

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