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Because what we’re doing is so meta anyway — the multiple roles that Lee is playing both behind and in front the camera — and because the audience of “Empire” is a very avid audience, they already know who Lee is — he’s a celebrity to them, so of course it should be Lee! Is there any chance Hakeem goes back to Empire or is he sticking with Lyon Dynasty? What I think we’re seeing is that Hakeem has really been pushed around by his father one too many times and he’s determined to prove everything that he set out to prove.
He started at the beginning of this season saying “I was underestimated and my father didn’t choose me and I’m going to show them that they chose the wrong guy.” I think that he is in it for the win.
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” Alicia Keys seems like the perfect type of artist to guest star on “Empire.” How did she get involved? At the beginning of the season before we went to work, Lee Daniels calls me and says, “Guess who I met and she wants to be on the show?
” She seems like the perfect “Empire” guest and we talked about whether she would play herself or a character. You’ll see in episode 10 that there’s yet another twist.
Lee said “she wants to play a character, she wants to act, she’s really in it.” The episode obviously ends with a big cliffhanger with Alicia’s character. The story that we’re telling, you’ll see in episode 10.
Why did you want Alicia to play the woman who Jamal kisses? Will Rosie be back for more or is this just a one-episode deal? We love that we’re starting to get into Cookie’s backstory and meeting people that she was in prison with so maybe we will get to see her back.
By the end of the episode, after making sweet, sweet sounds together, Skye and Jamal — who very publicly came out at the end of last season, and recently broke up with his long-term boyfriend after catching him cheating — locked lips by the piano. “It’s a conversation that happens among gay people about sexual fluidity — about being devoutly gay, if you will, but there’s a spectrum.