Empire Promotes Gabourey Sidibe & Ta’Rhonda Jones for Season 2

empire-season-2-tarhonda-jones-gabourey-sidibe-series-regularEmpire’s Becky and Porsha are Here to Stay!

Gabourey Sidibe and Ta’Rhonda Jones have been upped to Series Regular ahead of the FOX musical drama Empire‘s second season, reports TVLine.

Sidibe (American Horror Story: Coven/Freak Show) and rapper-turned-actress Jones (Chicago P.D.) play assistants to Terrence Howard’s Lucious Lyon and Taraji P. Henson’s Cookie Lyon, respectively.

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“Very happy about this! Thanks for having me @EmpireFOX!!” Sidibe tweeted Monday evening.

The record-breaking hip hop drama and number one new series of the season, was renewed by FOX after just two episodes in mid-January.

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