"It was hilarious to watch. Hilarious!" he exclaimed.
Smollett says fans can chill out -- he's going nowhere.
"I'll be back season three and hopefully season four if I don't piss everybody off," he said.
'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Teases New Original Song 'Hemmingway'
Cast members, including Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, attended the event in Los Angeles. Howard alluded to his character, Lucious Lyon, getting back with Cookie, played by Henson.
"I hope it's in the cards in the future because when we work together and when we're able to play with each other, there something that's satiated in my spirit," he said.