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The third season for Fox's mega smash Empire is just around the corner, and as time draws nearer, more details on the beefed up cast are beginning to surface. Now, we've learned that a certain favorite from an iconic TV sitcom is coming to the show, and we couldn't be more excited.
Her character, the wealthy Diana Dubois, is the mother of a prominent New York politician named Angelo (Diggs), who will serve as the new love interest for Cookie.
The third season of Empire premieres on September 21 at 9 p.m. on Fox.
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