Why did Tasha name Tommy in court? Naturi Naughton explains all #PowerBook2

POWER BOOK 2 has finally debuted on Starz with fans of the series left shocked after the first episode ended on a devastating note. But why did Tasha St Patrick claim Tommy Egan was involved in the murder of James "Ghost" St Patrick?

PUBLISHED: 08:55, Mon, Sep 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 09:14, Mon, Sep 7, 2020

Starz series Power Book II: Ghost premiered over the weekend as the first highly anticipated spin-off series from the Power franchise finally hit screens following a temporary halting due to the coronavirus pandemic. The first episode picked things up from the end of the Power series finale with Tasha St Patrick (played by Naturi Naughton) in prison and Tariq St Patrick (Michael Rainey Jr) attending college. Tariq was desperately trying to help Tasha get out of jail after she went down for the murder of James “Ghost” St Patrick (Omari Hardwick).

Why did Tasha name Tommy in court in Power Book 2?

WARNING: This article contains spoilers from Power Book II: Ghost episode 1

Episode one of Power Book II: Ghost was titled The Stranger and saw Tariq trying to drum up enough cash to get some representation for Tasha.

With some work and the help of social media, Tariq managed to get attorney David Maclean (Cliff “Method Man” Smith) to represent her.

As the hearing seemed to come to an end, Tasha was asked to name the accomplice, who helped her to kill Ghost.

In perhaps her most shocking move to date, Tasha declared she was aided by Tommy Egan (Joseph Sikora).

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Power Book 2 saw a huge plot twist at the endPower Book 2 saw a huge plot twist at the end (Image: STARZ)

Power Book 2 saw a Tariq St Patrick enlisted David MacleanPower Book 2 saw a Tariq St Patrick enlisted David Maclean (Image: STARZ)

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As fans know, Tommy was there the night Ghost was shot but found his brother in arms dying on the floor.

Tommy also knew it was Tariq holding the smoking gun but was told by Ghost to let him go.

Many fans may be wondering why Tasha made such a scandalous move however, actress Naughton has now spoken about this plot twist.

In an exclusive interview with Express.co.uk, the actress explained Tasha’s lie: “I know, and Tommy was like a brother too, you know, obviously my family.

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“But again,

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