"Empire" is back with Jussie Smollett for his mid-season premiere, and fans have been lashing out about his on-screen person dealing with public dramas because the real-life actor faces 16 offenses for the alleged hate crime.
episode, the character of Smollett, Jamal, had to finish his engagement when her boyfriend, Kai, could not agree to his family's illegal actions. In the end, Jamal's family was involved in a high-profile drama that they had to face.
"I don't know if you read the blogs and all the nonsense, but it was a pretty tough week"
Twitter can't get enough of irony.
"LeeDaniels is a psychic", a fan tweeted about "Empire" creator
"Jussie Smollett is watching #Empire right now," he tweeted another, which included a gif of Anthony Anderson crying.
However, some viewers were uncomfortable watching Smollett on their TVs, even though the episode was filmed some time ago.
"I'm sorry it's so hard for me to watch Jussie without wanting to slap the #Empire st, he tweeted a viewer.
"I'm just ready to see them write Jamal #Empire", wrote a fan on Twitter, along with a gif of a woman giving a & # 39; look.
"" was a tough week "… ahahaha more like a month so far, Jussie Empire # Empire," another wrote.
Smollett, 36, appears in court Thursday for allegations of having organized a racist and homophobic attack on himself.