Empire Showrunner Says Its Too Early To Fire Jussie Smollett Amid Scandal

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Empire returned from its winter hiatus Wednesday with Jussie Smolletts character taking part in much of the action. Crews are scheduled to film this week in the Illinois Medical District neighborhood according to information posted in the citys film permit database. A timeline of the Jussie Smollett case Chicagos film industry saw some growth last year Empire actor Jussie Smollett goes from victim to accused liar. Jussie has been an important member of our Empire family for the past five years and we care about him deeply. And its too early to think about what we would have to do if we didnt have Jussie he told EW. Gloria Schmidt says a key piece of evidence is more nuanced than many people realize. But Schmidt told TheWrap on Wednesday that the check was for both the attack and the training

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