03/04/2015 11:03 am ET Updated Mar 09, 2015

Malik Yoba Denies Outing 'Empire' Co-Star As Gay

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Empire's Jamal Lyon, played by actor Jussie Smollett, is one of many gay characters on television these days, and his sexuality is a main storyline on the hot Fox drama. Offscreen, there's also been plenty of chatter about Smollett's sexuality, which he refuses to address in interviews.

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