Transgender Amiyah Scott Allegedly Cast In New Empire Spin-off Series

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments


According to TMZ, Lee Daniels is working on a spin-off for the Fox hit TV show and he’s already given Amiyah Scott a part.

Allegedly Amiyah Scott, a transgender woman, caught Lee Daniels’ attention when rumor had it she would be joining the cast of Real Housewives of Atlanta. The Empire spin-off is a prequel, and will focus on Cookie Lyon’s early life. Amiyah won’t be playing Cookie, however. Daniels has tapped Amiyah to play one of the singers in a singing group. This will be her first ever acting role.

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