Is [Spoiler] Dead on 'Empire'? See the Actor's Telling Tweet

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A week before the Season 2 finale of 'Empire,' one of the main characters was shot.

Boom, boom, boom, boom, bang, bang, bang, bang! In the penultimate episode before the season finale of Empire, Jamal Lyon accidentally took a bullet from scorned rapper Freda Gatz. As fans of the hit Fox drama wondered what would happen to the flawless songbird, actor Jussie Smollett sent everyone into a panic with just one tweet.

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“I've thoroughly enjoyed my time w/ @EmpireFOX. I love you all. Truth. Time 2 make a record & some movies. #Empire,” he wrote along with a photo from Wednesday night’s episode.

Does this mean that Jamal won’t make it through his gun-shot wound? Not so fast, Lyon Lovers! A source tells ET that Smollett isn’t going anywhere.

His tweet is likely hype for next week’s season finale. The Lee Daniels show has been picked up for a third season. In his off time, Smollett is working on other projects.

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“It was important for me to do something to challenge myself as an actor -- and to know that I can do other things,” he told ET in late March. “It made me stronger for Jamal.”

While Smollett is working on his career, several of his co-stars are focusing on their personal lives. Kaitlin Doubleday wed her longtime love last week and just last month co-stars Trai Byers and Grace Gealey tied the knot.