What’s dead may never actually die on Empire.
Despite endless scenes and a grave site, it’s been revealed that Lucious’ mother has been alive all along.
The very last moment of the episode sees Thirsty step into a nursing home to drop off money for Lucious’ mother, who’s rocking back and forth in a chair and humming “Mona Lisa” to herself, just like old times.
She also, um, has a much lighter complexion than Kelly Rowland, who plays the mother in the flashback scenes, but let’s not get into that. TV magic! Read more…