More Cookie, Less Terrence Howard on Empire Season Two

More Cookie, Less Terrence Howard on Empire Season Two

Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson (AP Images/Invision)
Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson (AP Images/Invision)

(BET) – Terrence Howard’s personal drama may be costing him his Empire.

According to Page Six, the actor’s role in the upcoming second season of hit series will be scaled back because of his recent divorce proceedings, which illuminated his alleged history of domestic abuse.

The season one finale of Empire saw Howard’s character arrested for murder, a plotline designed specifically for this reason, the insider says.

“What they are doing is two-fold,” said the source. “They have him locked up so you won’t be seeing him in as many scenes. But they are bringing in so many, and I mean so many, guest stars and cameos that the average viewer won’t realize it because there is so much going on.”

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