'Empire' Star Terrence Howard Due to Return to Court for Divorce Hearing

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Terrence Howard presents at the 87th Oscars February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

Empire star Terrence Howard is scheduled to return to a Los Angeles courtroom Thursday for the continuation of a hearing to try to undo a settlement in his most-recent divorce.

Howard claims ex-wife Michelle Ghent extorted him to sign a 2012 agreement that gave her to spousal support and other financial benefits. The Oscar-nominated actor claims Ghent threatened to leak personal information, including images of him naked and a sex tape, if he didn't meet her terms.

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Ghent's lawyers say she denied blackmailing her husband during a deposition.

Howard, who currently stars on Fox's hit series Empire, is expected to testify at some point during the hearing.

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Audio of Ghent berating Howard and threatening to sell a video of him dancing naked in the bathroom was played for a judge on Tuesday.