Phylicia Rashad makes her appearance on Empire as Angelo’s (Taye Diggs) mother, Diana Dubois. Rashad comes on the scene expecting more from her son, Angelo, the humble city councilman who is from the wealthy Dubois family and holds a Harvard degree, political aspirations, and a desire to do good.
In this Season 3 episode, Cookie is supposed to meet Angelo’s mother, for a fundraiser for his mayoral campaign, but Cookie misses the party. So she plans to have a dinner for Angelo’s mom to make up for it. When they all come together, Lucious tries to sabotage the dinner.
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