Terrence Howard Shows Support For Jussie Smollett Amid Staged Attack Allegations

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While Jussie Smollett is going through allegations of staging his hate crime assault final month, many have defaulted to both condemning the actor and singer or just maintaining their distance.

Recently, it was revealed that producers of Smollett’s Empire collection could be slicing out his character, Jamal Lyon, for the ultimate two episodes of season 5 with different rumors suggesting that Smollett might be recast altogether for season 6.

Notably, nonetheless, Smollett’s co-star and Empire star Terrence Howard is standing by his pal and coworker and took to Instagram to add a clip of Smollett onboard a non-public jet with Howard whereas holding Howard’s child boy, tickling the kid and laughing with him in a heat second. Attached to the clip is a caption that reads, “All your lil homies acquired you... We love the hell outta you.”

In the present, Howard takes on the function of Smollett’s TV father, Lucious Lyon, the fictional patriarch of music’s most influential household. While Jamal and Lucious have a very delicate relationship onscreen, it’s clear that Howard and Smollett’s camaraderie runs deep sufficient for Howard to assist the 36-year-old regardless of such evident accusations.

Currently, Smollett is out on a $100,000 bond after being charged with felony disorderly conduct for allegedly submitting a false report. He has since been ordered to give up his passport.