Lee Daniels Confirms Tyrese Will Appear On Season Two Of Empire

Well look what we have here? Another high-profile celebrity making their way to FOX’s hit scripted-drama, Empire.

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Lee Daniels took to his Instagram account Thursday (July 9th) to announce Tyrese would be joining the cast for season two. The news comes on the heels of Kelly Rowland also being added as Lucious Lyon’s mother.

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The Monster’s Ball producer also put an end to the rumor mill and said he wasn’t leaving his beloved show, which drew in 21.1 million viewers at the time of the finale. Instead, he’s working double duty directing the Richard Pryor film.

Congrats to Tyrese, Lee Daniels and the entire cast. Season two of Empire returns to FOX Sept. 23