Howard gives an interview to Ryan Seacrest during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about his role as Lucious Lyon in the TV series Empire.
Altogether, (the show) is addressing some of the crazy issues that we get to look at in this world. The amount of drama that enters (in the show), and then having a gay son. I mean, I’m Archie Bunker. My character is not homophobic, my character is a bigot. He hates white people and he hates homosexuals. He loves his son, but he hates his lifestyle.