Daniels needs followers to concentrate on the present’s message, not the off-screen drama.
The court docket drama surrounding Jussie Smollett has calmed now that followers and critics are awaiting the start of the actor’s trial. The Empire star’s profession is alleged to be struggling for the time being, contemplating he is being accused of staging an attack, however his Empire family hasn’t stated a lot about Smollett’s allegations. Lee Daniels, the co-creator and govt producer of Empire, broke his silence about what he calls “the incident,” stating that the present itself is way greater than the headlines that this occasion has garnered.
“Oh my God, these previous couple of weeks have been a freakin’ curler coaster,” Daniels says in an Instagram video. “We have…me and my forged have skilled ache and anger and disappointment and frustration. I actually do not know how you can take care of it, you already know? It’s occurred…every little thing that is occurred which you’re seeing tonight, previous to the incident. And this isn’t what the present was made for. The present is made to carry America collectively…to speak in regards to the atrocities which can be taking place proper now within the streets.”
Daniels additionally captioned the clip by writing, “I used to be so in my emotions final week that I forgot to publish about @empirefox & @staronfox …. I assume y’all know why 👀👀… anyway I’m again and I’m lastly okay!!!! 👊🏿🇺🇸👊🏿” There has been a lot hypothesis on what the long run holds for Empire now that Smollett has been faraway from the season’s final episodes, as many surprise if the sequence will be renewed for an additional season.