During the interview, the star broke the news that he'll be retiring from acting once his time as Lucious Lyon wraps.
Asked what he intends to do when the show ends, he told Extra: "I'm done with acting".
Howard did not elaborate on what he meant by delivering the "truth".
Kryst then questioned if Howard will embark on a new career in philanthropy, to which Howard responded "No, not philanthropy; I'm just focusing on bringing truth to the world".
So what will the actor, known for starring in some of Black Hollywood's most iconic films, miss most about Empire?
Of claiming goodbye to Empire, he added: "I cherish the solid contributors. I will miss them a great deal, and the crew", he said.
As per documents obtained by The Blast, the federal government is looking into potential financial crimes committed by the actor, his third wife, Mira Pak, and the Universal Bridges Inc., a company reportedly owned by latter.
Howard, 50, did not share why he chose to quit and did not elaborate on what career he plans to pursue instead. According to the outlet, the lien stems from taxes Howard reportedly owes from 2010. Even though I love Don Cheadle so much and I love what he's done, I still hear a lot of fans asking, 'Am I going to come back and be War Machine?