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Trai Byers Shuts Down Reports He Wants Out Of “Empire”

After wrapping season 2 of “Empire,” Trai Byers took to his Instagram page to shut down a Page Six report that stated the actor wanted out of his role as Andre Lyon because it is beneath him.

TV SCOOP: Trai Byers Reportedly Wants Out Of ‘Empire’ Because Andre Lyon Role Is Beneath Him

Trai expressed his love and respect for the entire “Empire” team and said he’s “so proud, so happy, and so lucky” to be a part of the cast.

See his full post below.

I don’t normally spend my time dispelling rumors, but there is something I’d like to address. I have nothing but love and respect for “Empire” and all who are involved on the show. I have a fabulous relationship with FOX, and hold myself to the highest standards professionally. How could I think of demanding something larger than Andre, where I get to express a man with Bipolar disorder, who is on a spiritual journey to find his identity? I’m so proud, so happy, and so lucky to be a part of this cast. This show has started my career. See you in Season Three!

Welp. There you have it!

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