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Empire actor Jussie Smollett donated $10k to the Flint KIDS program over the Christmas holiday.

This is not the first time that Smollett has donated to this charity. According to The Root, Flint KIDS was among the charities he donated to last year during the holidays.

The donation wraps up a tumultuous year for the star who was booted from the Fox show after he allegedly falsified a hate crime against him.

Earlier this month, a showrunner for Empire revealed that there is a chance that he would return to the show for the finale of the season.

 “It would be weird in my mind to end this family show and this family drama of which he was such a significant part of without seeing him,” showrunner Brett Mahoney told TV Line.

“It’s fair to say it’s being discussed, but there’s no plan as of yet to bring him back,” said Mahoney. “There’s been no decision made.”