Empire star, Jussie Smollett’s role in the American series, has been slashed from nine to four scenes following the attack scandal which occurred in January.
Empire’ writers are reportedly busy editing the original script, which scheduled Smollett for nine scenes and a big musical number.
The episodes which are currently being shot will see Smollet’s character, Jamal appearing in four scenes and his musical number has been taken out of the plot.
It was also reported that Smollett will no longer be the main focus in the remaining four scenes as he would be flanked by a number of cast members.
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