‘Empire’ Spin-Off Adds Transgender Woman Amiyah Scott to Cast Amiyah Scott, who was this close to signing on to star on The Real Housewives of Atlanta has just scored a major coup that is definitely potentially bigger than any reality show. Scott, who has no previous acting experience, has just been tapped by the Empire creator Lee Daniels to star in the spin-off to that show. According to sources, Amiyah received confirmation a few days ago after Daniels saw her, requested that she come in and read, and decided to add her to the cast. Scott will play one of the girls in the group that the show is centered around. He spin-off will showcase a younger version of the Cookie Lyon character and is expected to be another ratings bonanza for the Fox network. Is Empire about to break more records? We think it certainly just made history. Related posts: Diana Ross Headed to ‘Empire’? J.Lo Headed to ‘Empire’? Empire: Season 2 News Kelly Rowland Joins ‘Empire’ Fold TristonXADES MultimediaTriston is an American jetset performance artist, writer, event organizer, and activist based in Europe. As a freelance journalist, he has covered both the underground and mainstream aspects of the arts, culture, music, entertainment, travel, fashion and Fashion Week in several cities, including New York, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Sydney, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Tokyo to name a few. He has been published in The Huffington Post, Trespass (London), Adaras Magazine (Miami) as well as featured in publications such as the New York Times, Vogue Italia, Turkish Huriyet and other on-line and print magazines in the U.S. and internationally. He recently released his memoir on life in Europe, 'Heaux Confessionals'. As a solo performer and with his band $kandal Du$t, he has toured in some of the world's most renowned clubs, simultaneously maintaining an underground renaissance, blurring the lines of all that is traditional and leaving his indelible, and ultimately unforgettable impression. There is no divide. Brace yourself. ======= ** support by www.neffmarksman.com ** Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.