Interview: 'Empire' has made kings of stars Yazz and Jussie Smollett

March 31, 2015 12:08 PM

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We all like to think that fame wouldn't change us or the people around us. We are convinced we would be the same exact person we've always been, no matter the circumstances. Those horror stories about tantrums and ego trips? Not us. No way. But none of us really know for sure how we would handle fame and what it entails until we've actually experienced it - Jussie Smollett and Yazz The Greatest certainly didn't.

The "Empire" co-stars just recently enrolled in Fame 101. Both were for the most part unknown when they arrived in Chicago last year to film the Fox drama, which centers on hard-to-like Empire Entertainment CEO Lucious Lyon (played by Terrence Howard) and his dysfunctional family. Smollett, who play...

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