The Empire star shouted "I am innocent" as he was led out of the courtroom.
"At this time there are no plans for the character of Jamal to return."
"He is kind. He is compassionate. He is honest and above all he is filled with integrity."
The US actor could face up to three years in prison.
The Empire actor has spoken out via his lawyers.
"I can't let the motherf***ers win."
He was punched before having an unknown chemical substance poured over him.
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