Tim Stack
December 17, 2015 AT 08:24 PM EST

The biggest twist of Wednesday’s American Horror Story: Hotel happened in the teaser for the next episode: series alum Gabourey Sidibe is returning! The Empire actress, who appeared on both Coven and Freak Show, appears to be playing a guest who checks in and potentially becomes the next victim of Iris (Kathy Bates).

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But the big question is: Could she be reprising her role of Queenie from Coven? Unfortunately, we have to wait until AHS: Hotel returns on Jan. 6 to find out. 

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