Jussie Smollett scared Empire fans everywhere half to death when he posted a cryptic farewell message on his social media accounts the same night as his character, Jamal, got shot on the show leading all his fans to believe that his character as dying and he was leaving the show.

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But if you tuned in to last nights episode, you most likely breathed a sigh of relief to see Jamal being wheeled in the room in a wheel chair during the opening scene.

Jussie, who had his friends mourning Jamal’s loss all week, thought the frenzy was hilarious and posted a video saying that everything he said was what he meant. But Gabourey Sidibe came to every fans defense and let him know it was the timing of his message that has us all on edge.

Watch Jussie jokingly explain himself below.

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