After all the buzz around him is an actor, Jussi Smollett does not return to the series in the Empire. This past april, the extended Fox has yet to cancel the contract, but nonetheless, gets the character, does not make a comeback. The Empire starts working on the release of the sixth and final season. Smollett was, in march, sixteen of the complaints made to his trousers, to make a false declaration. He said that he was a victim of a racist, homophobic attack.