05:25 PM EDT 08/24/2016
Originally posted 08/24/2016 05:00PM
Originally posted 08/12/2016 04:30PM
As Michael, the boyfriend of middle son Jamal (Jussie Smollett), de la Fuente is playing one of the few gay minority characters currently on television.
"I'm very proud of that," the actor, 29, says in a video exclusive to PEOPLE from the third annual Platino Awards, which were held in Uruguay in July and celebrates the Ibero-American film industry. "It's been amazing because we've gotten so many tweets and messages on Instagram and emails from fans that are so grateful that we are giving face to these characters and just putting it out there. It's necessary and important."
Originally posted 08/08/2016 02:00PM
After months of speculation, FOX announced on Monday that the musical icon is set to appear on the hit show's October 5 episode.
Carey, 46, is set to play Kitty, "a mega-superstar who comes to Empire to collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) on an explosive new song. When the duet encounters obstacles, Kitty help Jamal dig deep to overcome personal difficulties and reach a musical breakthrough," according to the press release.
Originally posted 05/07/2016 12:10AM
Can't rain on this parade!
Originally posted 04/16/2016 03:15PM
Empire costars Trai Byers and Grace Gealey have a new role off-screen: husband and wife!
Originally posted 03/30/2016 05:10PM
Though the exiled (and much older) lover of Empire scion Hakeem (Bryshere "Yazz" Gray) is set to take on a bigger role in upcoming episodes Campbell is coy when discussing Camilla's arc in the upcoming season, telling PEOPLE: "Camilla's taking her chance while she can."
Originally posted 03/28/2016 05:45PM
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Originally posted 03/07/2016 05:50PM
Fresh off her sexy love scene on Empire, Gabourey Sidibe is looking sultry posing in lingerie for V magazine's 100th anniversary issue.
Originally posted 02/04/2016 09:25PM
Taraji P. Henson's career has catapulted her to fame, thanks to Empire.
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