Becky Williams is a recurring character in the FOX series, Empire. She was Lucious Lyon‘s executive assistant at Empire Entertainment, and one of his few true friends. She’s loving to all his sons and does not approve of him pitting them against each other. She is portrayed by actress, Gabourey Sidibe, and she appears in Pilot. Following Jamal Lyon‘s official promotion to Vice Chairman, due to Lucious choosing Jamal as his successor, Jamal decides to let her be the new head of A&R.
Suspicious of Lucious current behavior, Becky looks through his bag and finds his prescription for his ALS. She then looks up his condition and confronts him about it. Lucious apologizes for not telling her and says no one can know about it. She is visibly distressed.