Empire returned for season 2 with a vengeance on Wednesday night ' and plenty of appearances by A-list celebrities.
The most notable guest stars were Oscar winner Marisa Tomei as Mimi Whiteman, a record company investor being wooed by Cookie (Taraji P. Henson), and comedian Chris Rock as the long-feared drug kingpin Frank Gathers who ends up in prison alongside Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) ' and wants Cookie punished for snitching on him all those years ago. SPOILER ALERT: Only one character made it out of the premiere alive.
As for Frank? After he sent Cookie his trademark red roses and her cousin's severed head in a box, she begged Lucious to protect the family. So he made what may be the most gangster move in
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the show's history, bribing Frank's own thugs to murder in jail.