Jussie Smollett

'Empire' star actor Jussie Smollett was spotted arriving at 'The Late Show' studios in NYC with his little "Godson" Ethan in tow. In earlier interviews, Smollett has mentioned receiving emails from gay children who admire him for coming out. I wouldn't be surprised if this little boy is one of the confused kids who reached out to Smollett.
Photos: Fortunata and Janet Mayer/ Splash News

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Janelle Monae

The always impeccably dressed pop singer Janelle Monae wore a custom tailored crushed velvet Armani tuxedo pantsuit to the 2016 BET Honors held at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, March 5.
Photo: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

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Love & Hip Hop Hollywood

VH1 must really think you're dumb. The network introduced a gay male couple on last season's Love & HipHop: Hollywood. But the ratings bonanza they'd hoped for never materialized. Instead, their female viewers tuned out in droves.

Didn't VH1 learn anything from Empire?

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Wendy Williams

Slimmed down talk show host and media guru Wendy Williams was spotted leaving 'The View' in NYC before hopping a flight to Miami to prepare for rapper Pitbull's New Year's Revolution Concert at Bayfront Park. Wendy accessorized her $75,000 Hermès alligator Birkin handbag with colorful miniature handbags and figurines. Doesn't she look great?
Photos: JLN Photography/WENN.com and Fortunata/Splash News

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Skye and Jamal Lyon

Fox TV's soap opera musical “Empire” hit rock bottom in the ratings last night. According to TVbytheNumbers, only 9.1 million viewers tuned in to watch the midseason break on Wednesday night. That's a drop of over 2 million viewers in one week!

Empire saw its biggest drop in the all-important adult 18-49 ratings point per household (3.2). Last week's ratings point was 4.4!

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David Beckham

International soccer sensation David Beckham was named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive! on Tuesday.

And get this, Empire star Jussie "the goat" Smollet was in the running for the title, lol.

"It's a huge honor," Beckham, 40, tells PEOPLE. "And I'm very pleased to accept."

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Nielsen TV ratings plunged overnight for Fox TV's dreadful soap opera Empire.

Wednesday's episode drew just 8.2 million viewers. That's down 8 million viewers since Empire's season 2 premiere.

Following the 9/23 second season premiere (which was itself down from hour two of the season one finale), each “Empire” episode has suffered a week-over-week decline in the overnight households (and in adults 18-49 and total viewership). The declines have not, however, come close to eradicating the series’ standing as Wednesday’s top broadcast show. Source

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Empire just broke another record: according to The NY Post, Fox TV's soap opera musical has already jumped the shark just 4 episodes into it's 2nd season.

With no plot to speak of and seemingly endless, eye-rolling musical performances by Jussie "the goat" Smollet, viewers are tuning out in droves.

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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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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.
Photos: WENN.com

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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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Empire

Empire

Fox TV's new musical/drama series 'Empire' probably lost half of its viewership last night. Viewers on social media platform Twitter.com bashed the show for promoting negative stereotypes.

'Empire''s impressive cast includes Taraji P. Henson (Cookie), Terrence Howard (Lucious), Gabourey Sidibe (Becky), and Malik Yoba, but Gabourey and Malik's talents are wasted in this bloated series that lacks a cohesive script and any semblance of a plot.

There are so many things wrong with 'Empire', it's hard to know where to begin.

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Tamar Braxton Performs at Fillmore Miami Beach

Singer and reality TV personality Tamar Braxton did her best Tina Turner rendition at the Fillmore in Miami Beach, Florida on Friday, May 16. Tamar's Love & War Tour comes to Atlanta's Tabernacle Theater on June 11.
Photo: INFphoto.co

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