[Ed. – Based on the context one can safely assumes that by ‘truth,’ he means one person’s objective ‘truth’ as opposed to the one-and-only real truth.]
Speaking with Cheslie Kryst of Extra, Howard said that the cancelation of “Empire” has lead him to quit the acting business altogether.
The show “Empire” ended in the wake of its chief star, actor Jussie Smollett, being accused by Chicago Police of staging a hoax hate crime against himself at the hands of MAGA hat-wearing Trump supporters. At the height of the controversy, Howard openly defended Smollett as more and more evidence mounted indicating his alleged guilt.
In response to critics, Terrence Howard said that the “Jussie I know” could never have concocted a fake hate crime against himself.
“That’s the only Jussie I know,” Howard said. “The Jussie I know could never even conceive of something so unconscious and ugly. His innocence or judgment is not for any of us to decide.