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Jussie Smollett’s ‘Empire’ Role Slashed Following ‘Homophobic Racial Attack’ Scandal

Jussie Smollett‘s “Empire” screen time is getting slashed in the wake of a growing sentiment that he staged the so-called “attack.”

Production sources tell TMZ … Jussie was supposed to have 9 scenes and a big musical number in the second to the last episode — which is being shot now —  but, 5 of his scenes have been cut, and his musical number has been 86’d.

As for the remaining 4 scenes  … we’re told he’s no longer the focus. The scene features an ensemble, meaning he’s flanked by a number of cast members.

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