Mariah Carey will appear on ‘Empire’ Season 3 – Who is she playing?
Mariah Carey is guest starring and performing on the forthcoming third season of “Empire.”
The announcement was made Monday at the Television Critics Association press tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Carey will play Kitty, a mega-superstar who comes to Empire to collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) on an explosive new song. When the duet encounters obstacles, Kitty helps Jamal dig deep to overcome personal difficulties and reach a musical breakthrough.
Other guest stars for Season 3 are the previously announced Taye Diggs, Sierra McClain, French Montana and Birdman.
Her episode airs Wednesday, Oct. 5.
“Empire” returns with its third season on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m.