Part of my disdain for Michael leaving Jamal might be rooted in my belief that Jamal chose the wrong Michael.
I thought I was watching an expensive commercial for Rent-A-Center or a pawn shop. At the end of Wednesday night's episode "Our Dancing Days," Lucious finally revealed to his family that he had ALS, and while comforting Cookie with the news, the two finally gave into their still strong feelings.
Her life is messy. She discovers that her father lied about Lucious' ALS and signed empre official document stating that nothing was wrong with him so that Empire could become public.
Big Cast Changes… Cookie, feeling betrayed, yelled at Elle and was forced to tell Lucious the bad news with Anika saying "told you so" on the sidelines. There were moments where he was, like, leaping after Taraji, slamming onto the floor.
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Luscoous of course, kills the speech and proves to investors why Empire was worth their investment, and she gained Lucious' favor even more. Cookie is loving it, but sooner than later, a girl-fight breaks out between Nessa and Tiana.
‘Empire’ Recap Season 2, Episode Lucious & Cookie Become Co-CEOs – Variety
One of the major cliffhangers of the midseason finale was Andre Trai Byers telling Shyne Xzibit that he wants to kill Lucious. It was a moment that came out of rage and conflict.
Lucious and Cookie have never gone at one another like this, and we came into the episode really feeling like this was the time. No matter how mad she is and how much she says she hates him, she loves him, too, and he knows it.
And maybe knowing that for Lucious is enough. Cookie has been trying so hard to reboot her own life and be with a good man and be the girl that her father always believed she could be.
I think this shakes her to her core. The question is, will she double-down now with Angelo Taye Diggs?
So is she going to shut the door harder, or can she get away from qnd We want to be very real about that and I think that Jamal is not an addict in the recreational sense — he got caught up.
There will be big things that happen that force him to grapple with what it means to be a father and how important that is to them.