Terrence Howard is “done” with acting. The 50-year-old actor has claimed he is planning to turn his back on his profession and focus on “truth” when the sixth and final season of Empire – on which he plays music mogul Lucious Lyon – comes to an end.
Asked his plans after Empire, he told Extra, “I’m done with acting. I’m done pretending.”
When asked if he plans to focus on philanthropy, he replied, “No, not philanthropy; I’m just focussing on bringing truth to the world.”
But Terrence did admit he’ll miss his Empire co-stars when filming ends.
He said, “I love the cast members. I will miss them a great deal, and the crew.”
The Hustle & Flow actor’s announcement comes a few months after it was claimed he is being investigated for criminal tax evasion.
The federal government is reportedly looking into possible financial crimes committed by Terrence, Mira Pak – who he divorced in 2015 but got engaged to again in December 2018 – and her company Universal Bridges Inc.
The actor – who has five children from his three marriages – was also hit with a tax lien of USD143,538.61 earlier this year, reportedly stemming from taxes he owed from 2010.
He was also hit with tax liens from the federal government back in 2010 for USD1.1 million and for more than USD600,000, in 2016.