Empire is gearing as much as make historical past throughout Wednesday night time’s episode as, after 5 seasons, the present is ready to air the primary wedding ceremony of a Black, homosexual couple throughout primetime on a serious broadcast tv community.
Titled “By no means Doubt I Love,” the episode will see Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) and his fiancé, Kai (Toby Onwumere), say, “I do,” and bounce the broom to seal the deal on their new nuptials.
Making the tv occasion that rather more particular is the legendary Chaka Khan, who can be lending her vocals to the completely happy couple in the course of the ceremony.
In a behind-the-scenes clip of the forthcoming episode, she shared how she felt concerning the main second.
“In the present day’s wedding ceremony is particular and controversial,” she mentioned. “However my reply to all that’s simply love is love.”
Check out a preview, beneath:
The episode of Empire airs tonight (April 24) at eight p.m. ET/PT on FOX.