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Empire Assistants Promoted to Full-Time for Season Two

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Assistants to King Lucious and Queen Cookie, Becky and Porsha are finally getting some damn respect. TV Line reports that Gabourey Sidibe, who plays half-white Becky, and Ta’Rhonda Jones, who plays the scene-stealing, gum-smacking Porsha, have been bumped up as series regulars for the second season of Empire. Now maybe we’ll get to hear Porsha drop some verses.

Becky and Porsha Are Moving On Up on Empire