‘Power’s Michael Rainey Jr. Says He’s Received 300+ Death Threats Over Fan Theories That His Character Tariq Shot Ghost

Posted January 24, 2020

With just two episodes left in the final season of ‘Power,’ fans of the hit show are on edge as everyone waits to find out #WhoShotGhost.

Everyone has their suspicions and theories, but after a series of footage leaked online this week with alleged spoilers and clips from the final two episodes, all eyes are pointing to Tariq St. Patrick.

Well, the actor who plays the loathed character, Michael Rainey Jr. is revealing that fans don’t know how to decipher entertainment from real life and are reportedly sending him vicious death threats.

Michael took to social media ahead of the weekend to share a couple of snaps of himself with the shocking caption: “Me going through my dms tryna figure out why I have 326 death threat messages 🤨🤨 “


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Me going through my dms tryna figure out why I have 326 death threat messages 🤨🤨

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Michael’s current and former co-stars including Naturi Naughton, who plays his mother, Tasha, on Power took to his comments to share their disapproval of the death threats.

Naturi commented on the post with two laughing and two face plant emojis while, LaLa Anthony, who starred as Lakeisha Grant on the show before being killed off, also commented with numerous face plant emojis.

The next episode of ‘Power’ airs this Sunday on Starz.

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