How Malik Yoba Found Out His “Empire” Character Was Dying [VIDEO]


Ok, it’s been 48 hours since the “Empire” season finale so if the upcoming revelation is news to you, we’re sorry/not sorry.

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Malik Yoba’s character Vernon Turner is now a candidate for a post-mortem hologram after catching it in the finale. TMZ called the TV vet to see how he found out Vernon was getting murked.

“I was down in Ferguson, MO setting up a screening of the second episode to raise money for the Urban League ‘Save Our Sons’ program where we had raised $1.25 Million to provide jobs and job training for unemployed and underemployed black men in that region. I thought using the show as a way to bring people out and raise money (was good). Five days after the premiere we were shooting episode 11 and I was told in episode 12…dun dun dun”

Lee Daniels called him and told him that suits at Fox decided that someone had to die in the season finale. Maybe they saw “Game Of Thrones” and figured the shock factor would work here. Or not…


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