Vivica A. Fox Joins Empire as Cookie's Big Sister

Vivica A. Fox Joins Empire as Cookie's Big Sister

"Life is good," the actress tweeted.

Published September 10, 2015

With the premiere of season two of Empire just around the corner, fans are itching to know what more casting additions have been made, and the latest is sure to be a big one. Making the announcement herself, Vivica A. Fox took to Twitter to let her fans know she will be joining the cast as Cookie Lyon's older sister.


The actress' big news comes on the heels of the monster series' executive producer Ilene Chaiken's comments on Cookie's "troublesome" other family members — Fox will reportedly make her debut in episode eight. Viewers have already met Cookie's other sister Carol, played by Tasha Smith.

Could a sibling rivalry be in the cards for the three sisters? Tune in to find out during the season premiere on Wednesday, September 23 at 9:00 p.m. on FOX. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music. 

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Written by Moriba Cummings


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