Jurnee Smollett-Bell On Big Brother Jussie's Success: 'It's Amazing To Watch'

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"Good things happen to good people," says Smollett-Bell.

Actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell has come a long way from her 1997 film debut in Eve's Bayou.

During a recent visit to ESSENCE Live, Smollett-Bell discussed everything from her new TV project Underground to the fame her older brother Jussie Smollett has found playing Jamal on Empire.

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"It's amazing to watch someone you love to see their dreams come true," she said of her younger brother Jussie. "I've seen so many door shut on him [over the years]."

Jussie portrays the wonderfully talented Jamal Lyon on the Fox series and his big sister Jurnee said that he is so deserving of all his success.

"He's such a good person! He really is!," the actress added.

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