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As intimate relationships continue to form on "Empire," off the screen the same is tru as Andre (Trai Byers) and Anika (Grace Gealey) got. As the two lead characters who run Empire Entertainment, Terrence Howard ( who . and member of Empire Entertainment's marketing team, Steve Cho. . Grace Byers, who plays his on-screen father's ex-wife Anika Lyon. Jamal was invested in the relationship, so he has to feel the feels. the guy that Jamal hired to take over marketing his career after he gets.
Henson original cast—present Lucious Lyon 's outspoken ex-wife and mother of his three sons, who served a year stretch in prison for drug dealing.
She sees herself as the sacrificial lamb for Empire Entertainment, which she built with Lucious, but then took the fall for when she was arrested for running the drugs that financed Lucious' early career. Upon her return from prison, she is determined to bring the Lyon family back together and reclaim her share of Empire Entertainment. He is Wharton educated, power hungry, and suffers from bipolar disorder. He is married to his college sweetheart, Rhonda. He plans to run Empire, but is in a battle for the head chair with his younger brothers.
Jamal Lyon Jussie Smollett original cast—present The middle son of the Lyon family, an openly gay singer-songwriter who despises the corporate aspect of the music industry.
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He is estranged from his father who considers him the " black sheep " of the family. At the end of the first season, Lucious appoints Jamal as his successor and, later, interim CEO when he is arrested. He later relinquishes control of Empire back to Lucious. His addiction ultimately leads to a visit to rehab.
Hakeem Lyon Bryshere Y. Gray original cast—present The fame-obsessed youngest son of the Lyon family and Lucious 's favorite child, who is a hip hop star on the rise.
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Cookie is eventually arrested in a drug run and sentenced to prison. Eventually, Cookie and Lucious get remarried in the Season 4 finale. After becoming a successful rapper and singerLucious uses his drug money to build his own record company, Empire. After announcing his plans to take Empire public, Lucious is informed that he has ALS and is given 3 years to live.
He soon becomes engaged to a younger woman and debutante named Anika Calhoun. His position in his company is threatened when Cookie returns from prison after having served her year sentence, which was reduced due to her becoming an FBI informant unbeknownst to Lucious.
Lucious and Cookie pit Hakeem and Jamal against one another in an effort to prove who has more musical talent and to determine which one will inherit Empire.
Meanwhile, Lucious orders Bunkie to spy on Cookie. Lucious kills Bunkie after meeting with him later near the city docks. Lucious gets Anika's father, a doctor, to sign a false statement of health concerning his ALS. He hires another doctor who secretly provides him with drugs from the black market, informing him that the drugs could possibly cure his ALS. Once he recovers, he reveals his diagnosis to his family. Lucious and Cookie have a brief affair, which causes Anika to leave him and go to the company of his detested rival, Billy Berretti Judd Nelson.
Lucious discovers that Jamal has a possible daughter named Lola with his ex-wife Olivia Raven Symone. He also hires security guards to better protect himself and his company. Cookie wants the album to feature Lucious, Jamal, and Hakeem as a supergroup, but Lucious decides to cancel it once Jamal comes out as gay to the public during a performance of his father's song, "You're So Beautiful.
When a tie-breaker is needed to decide if Andre gets the position, Lucious votes against his son,  later explaining to him in private his disapproval of Andre's interracial marriage to Rhonda Kaitlin Doubleday. Andre, in turn, stops taking his medication for his bipolar disorder and angrily lashes out at his father during a board meeting, accusing him of being a murderer.
Lucious has Andre restrained and sedated, allowing Rhonda to decide to place her husband in psychiatric care. He offers Hakeem's older girlfriend, Camilla Naomi Campbell money to pay off her numerous debts in exchange for leaving the country and Hakeem, as he views her as a bad influence on his son.
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During a family dinner, Olivia's jealous boyfriend Reg breaks into Lucious' house and pulls a gun on Jamal and then Cookie when she intervenes. Lucious tells him that he is Lola's father and that he deserves to die, but Malcolm shoots Reg in the head before he can fire on Lucious. Lucious punches his son in retaliation, but Hakeem sleeps with Anika to get revenge. Lucious discovers Cookie's relationship with Malcolm and reveals that he never actually hired her to the company board, and forces her out of her office.
Lucious is told by his doctor that he was misdiagnosed with ALS and actually has MG myasthenia gravis. While he is sleeping, Cookie hears Lucious confess to the murder of Bunkie, and she attempts to smother him with a pillow until Lucious nearly wakes.
Overjoyed that he is not dying, Lucious decides to make amends with Hakeem and Andre. He finally recognizes Jamal's musical talent and realizes that he should lead Empire, making him the CEO. Lucious finally takes the company to the NYSE.EMPIRE Anika takes Bella away from Hakeem
Marisa Tomei and Logan Marshall-Green dated The lovely actress Marisa Tomei, who is known for her iconic role in My Cousin Vinny, is another star who appeared in several episodes in the second season.
For a a few years, the two actors had a pretty heavy fling and were even rumored to be engaged. They each moved on, but were reunited as cast mates when they both appeared in the new Spider-Man film, Spider-Man: Of course the dashing movie star is no unfamiliar face in Hollywood, and has starred in several blockbuster hits such as Independence Day and Kill Bill: The five-time Grammy winner and judge on The Voice, married her manager, Tim Weatherspoon in during a small, tropical, Costa Rica wedding, Beyonce and Michelle were there too of course.
The beautiful couple now have an adorable two-year-old song together named Titan. Derek has been married to actress Sophia Adella Luke sinceand they are still happily married 19 years later! In he married actress, JoNell Kennedy.
The couple got divorced after a brief 5-year marriage and went their separate ways. When they got married, interracial marriages were looked down upon and were even illegal in some parts of the country.
Racial tensions were at an all time high, and the couple received hateful judgement even from their own families. Luckily, despite all the negative attention, they stayed strong and in love after all these years.
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They now have two children who are both in their 40s. Naomi Campbell and Terrence Howard rumored Yet another Naomi Campbell relationship on this list if we included them all it would make an entire article is between costars Naomi and Terrence Howard. Although it was never made official, reports stated that the two were out spending a lot of time together.
Rumer Willis and Jayson Blair dated? Rumer dated fellow actor Jayson Blair inand the two made quite the striking pair. After a year of dating, they decided to go their separate ways and call it a day.
However, it seems like there might be hope for the former power couple after all, as they were caught leaving a romantic Italian restaurant in Hollywood inand have posted some relationship-esque selfies together on Instagram. The two were together for about a year, and he even allegedly proposed to the Empire star only one week before he met Khloe!
Lamar went to marry the reality star after knowing her for only 32 days… and we all know how that marriage ended up. Less than a year after the divorce, Demi began dating someone even younger than her ex-husband. The actress, who was 51 at the time, delighted celebrity tabloids when she stepped out in public with her year-old boyfriend, Sean Friday, the drummer of hard rock band Dead Sara, in They dated for a whole year, until they broke up, for unknown reasons.
The couple had a rocky relationship to say the least, and divorced in after a year marriage. They remarried inonly to get a second divorce two years later.
Terrence admitted to hitting his ex-wife and mother of three of his children during an interview with Rolling Stone in