'Empire': Rumer Willis on Amy Winehouse Inspiration, Working With Mom Demi Moore

When Rumer Willis’ Tory Ash debuted in Empire's midseason premiere, it didn't take long for her troubled past to surface.

When she was introduced as Jamal's (Jussie Smollett) newest and closest rehab confidante, both Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) quickly began discussing the heroin-induced meltdown that led to her stripping naked at Fenway Park before she was later found in a coma in a seedy motel.

"She was a big star, brilliant too," said Cookie. "But that heroin knocked her ass right out of the sky."

It's a story that is unfortunately rings all too familiar...
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