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Why Taraji P. Henson Wants Jussie Smollett Back for ‘Empire’ Finale

It was a star-studded night for the stars of the FOX shows at their Television Critics Association party.

“Extra’s” Terri Seymour spoke with actress Taraji P. Henson as “Empire” winds down to the final episode. The big question on everyone's mind is whether Jussie Smollett will return for the last episode, after showrunner Brett Mahoney alluded to the possibility.

Taraji said, “If I had my say, he would have been back. I mean, we can't end this show without him, he's such an integral part to the show... He certainly was Cookie's favorite son, and we need him to wrap this thing up.”

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