Mariah Carey Will Guest Star On New Season Of Empire

Empire has been a thriving drama series since its first season premiered in January of 2015. With writers Lee Daniels and Danny Strong casting two theatrical actors (Terrance Howard) (Taraji P. Henson) as the main characters (Lucious Lyon) (Cookie Lyon), this show has taken over Fox network for over a year now. Every season a few new celebrities make their appearance on the show bringing in more audience; in which, means a lot more drama for entertainment. Season 3 is set to premiere September 21st this year, and your very own pop star Mariah Carey has joined the cast as mega-superstar “Kitty”. We all know Ms. Carey is a long time diva and does not settle to play anything less than a diva, so Cookie may have some trouble on her hands.

PhotoCred: Variety.com

PhotoCred: Variety.com

“Kitty” is an icon who comes to collaborate with Jamal Lyon, Cookie’s son, and we all know how Cookie feels about people (women in particular) coming around her three boys. Let’s hope Kitty and Cookie get into something shady for the sake of entertainment! Fox announced the news in a press release on Monday, and Ms. Carey is expected to perform in the third episode of the season on Oct. 5th. Other guest stars for this season include Taye Diggs, rapper French Montana, and rapper/producer Birdman, who will be playing himself. Taraji also shared her opinion at the press release on Mariah joining the cast. “She’s fabulous, I wish I could wear a leotard like that”, she says.  

Photo:Twitter.com

Photo:Twitter.com

Carey will also star in her E! reality show “Mariah’s World”, which starts on Dec. 4th, So this has been a very productive year for the singer.