Lee Daniels ‘Slams’ Emmy Voters for ‘Empire’ Best Drama Nomination Snub

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 12:  Lee Daniels arrives at Fox's "Empire" ATAS Academy event held at The Ace Hotel Theater on March 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 12: Lee Daniels arrives at Fox’s “Empire” ATAS Academy event held at The Ace Hotel Theater on March 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Don’t mess with Lee Daniels’ Empire.

The Fox series creator sent a strongly worded message to the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences after his freshman hit show was snubbed for a best drama Emmy nomination on Thursday.

“(Expletive) these mother—-,” Daniels said in a video posted to his Instagram account.

But it may have been all in good fun. As Daniels lets loose, Empire’s Jussie Smollett laughs standing next to his boss in the video (which can be seen here, but warning, there is explicit language). “You have to be nice!” protests Smollett.

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SOURCE: USA Today – Andrea Mandell

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