Phylicia Rashad to Play Taye Digg's Mom in Season 3 of Empire

The iconic “Cosby Show” actress Phylicia Rashadis set to guest star in the third season of “Empire.”  According to Shadow and Act, Rashad will play Diana Dubois, the wealthy “matriarch of one of New York’s oldest and most prominent Africa American families.” As the mother of ambitious city councilman Angelo Dubois played by Taye Diggs, Diana is grooming her son for higher political aspirations and will definitely clash with her son’s new Bae Cookie and the Lyon family.  Empire's season 3 guest stars include Mariah Carey, Sierra McClain, French Montana and Birdman, Variety noted.

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