August 8, 2016


Mariah Carey Joins 'Empire' Season 3 as a Superstar Named Kitty

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Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic

Empire: The Mariah Carey Season is premiering next month, and yes, her cameo is officially confirmed. Fox announced on Monday that Mimi will join the eagerly anticipated third season. Here's what Variety's got:

"Carey will play Kitty, a mega-superstar who comes to Empire to collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) on an explosive new song. When the duet encounters obstacles, Kitty helps Jamal dig deep to overcome personal difficulties and reach a musical breakthrough."

The episode will air on Wednesday, Oct. 5. 

Empire Season 3 is also scheduled to showcase Birdman, Taye Diggs, French Montana and Sierra McClain. Season 2 had Jennifer HudsonSwizz Beatz, LudacrisTimbalandGood Charlotte's Joel Madden and a bunch more.

Next, watch Mariah tell Fuse what her favorite Mariah song is: