Patti LaBelle To Guest Star on ‘Empire’

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Empire has taken over primetime television on Wednesdays, and things just keep getting better as it has been announced that legendary singer Patti LaBelle will be joining the show for the season finale.

Recently, star Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal on the show, dished to that “one of the biggest legendary icons of all time” was going to guest star in the smash hit show’s Season 1 finale, adding that it was a “female diva icon.”

Actress and entertainment industry maven Debbie Allen will be directing the season finale, and made the special announcement via Twitter.

“Directing @EmpireFOX and our #special guest is the the lovely @MsPattiPatti,” she tweeted.

Allen has worked with Shonda Rhimes and ABC in the past. LaBelle also guest starred on American Horror Story: Freak Show.

Empire airs “Empire” airs Wednesday at 9/8c on Fox.

Take a look at some of the moments on set below!

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