Lauryn Overhultz | Columnist
Disgraced actor Jussie Smollett may want to move on, but “Empire” hasnt been doing too well since the charges against the actor were dropped Tuesday.
“Empires” ratings hit an all-time low for the series with only 3.97 million viewers Wednesday night. Smollett told reporters that he just wants to get back to work, but its unclear if hell have any work after all this drama.
Fox has not announced if “Empire” will be renewed for a sixth season. (RELATED: Empire Creator Opens Up About Jussie Smolletts Alleged Hate Crime Hoax)
Fox did release a statement, however, after the charges were dropped. “Jussie Smollett has always maintained his innocence and we are gratified on his behalf that all charges against him have been dismissed,” 20th Century Fox Television and Entertainment said.