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Taraji P. Henson Thought Maroon 5 Played The Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.07.2016 | Entertainment

"Empire" star Taraji P. Henson was super psyched for Maroon 5 to play the Super Bowl halftime show -- too bad she got Coldplay instead.  On Sunda...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: #OscarsNotWhite - Hypothetical Nominations That Should've Happened Since 2000

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The #OscarsSoWhite hashtag is on-point. The voters dropped the ball last year when they failed to give a nomination to anyone of color in major categories. Ditto for this year, and years before this and last year.

Taraji P. Henson On The Most Important Thing About Cookie Lyon

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.13.2016 | Black Voices

Despite the cult-like adoration for her role as Cookie Lyon on “Empire,” Taraji P. Henson wants one thing to be known – Cookie is &...

These 5 Elle Covers Are Exactly What We Need

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.12.2016 | Style

Elle tapped an impressive group of actresses for its 6th annual "Women In TV" issue -- and the resulting five covers are stunning, to say the lea...

Here's How Taraji P. Henson Would Silence Homophobic 'Empire' Haters

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Taraji P. Henson doesn't have time for homophobia.  The 45-year-old actress, who nabbed a Golden Globe on Sunday for her role as Cookie Lyon on ...

The 2016 Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais Sags, While Leonardo DiCaprio Soars

Michael Russnow | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

A kinder, gentler and mostly out of sight Ricky Gervais held forth at this year's Golden Globe Awards on NBC with a bunch of surprise winners along with the expectations of lots of pundits. It moved relatively swiftly, especially towards the end when it ran overtime, but as entertainment it was mostly so-so.

Taraji P. Henson Hands Out Cookies While Accepting Golden Globe Award

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

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Taraji P. Henson Is A Class Act At The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.10.2016 | Style

It's no big surprise that Taraji P. Henson is nominated for her role as Cookie on Fox's "Empire." But what is shocking is the subtly sexy look th...

How To Get Taraji P. Henson's 'Urban Veronica Lake' Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.11.2015 | Style

We'll never grow tired of wearing braids. They're such a great style to wear when you just don't have time to wash your hair or you'd like to ...

Taraji P. Henson And Terrence Howard's Kimye Impressions Are Spot On

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment

Keeping up with the Kardashians isn't easy -- even for us -- but Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard seem to know a thing or two about it. Du...

Mary J., Kerry And Taraji Get Down In Another Feel Good Commercial

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.20.2015 | Black Voices

There's nothing like dancing and sharing a good laugh with your girlfriends -- and Mary J. Blige, Kerry Washington and Taraji P. Henson take us to tha...

Apple Exec Apologizes After Mansplaining Music To Women

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.20.2015 | Women

Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine has drawn the outrage of The Internet this week after making some ridiculous comments about why women need ...

Why Regina King Calls The Sisterhood Among Women In Hollywood 'Priceless'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.10.2015 | Black Voices

Actress Regina King doesn't take her relationships with Hollywood's leading ladies for granted, she told HuffPost Live on Friday. At this yea...

Taraji P. Henson Is A Showstopper In Cut-Out Alexander Wang

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Style

Taraji P. Henson is a force to be reckoned with, both on-screen as Cookie Lyons and off-screen as a fully emerged, bonafide style star. The actress st...

Watch 'Empire Stars Have Fun Messing With Taraji P. Henson On Set

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment

Stars take embarrassing videos of friends without their consent -- they're just like us!  The latest victim of video prankery is "Empire" matria...

Taraji P. Henson Frees Her Natural Hair In Jawdroppingly Gorgeous Photoshoot

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.16.2015 | Black Voices

Taraji "Slay" Henson serves fierceness every time she's in front of a camera but a recent photoshoot shows a side of her we've never seen before...

Taraji P. Henson Reacts To First Family''s Thoughts On 'Empire'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.15.2015 | Black Voices

It appears Fox’s “Empire” is so huge that it even has two big fans in the White House.  Tuesday night during an ...

'Empire' Star Ta'Rhonda Jones Shares Advice She Gets From Taraji P. Henson

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.07.2015 | Black Voices

Playing Porsha on Fox's breakout hit "Empire" is Ta'Rhonda Jones's first big acting role, but you'd never know it based on her standout perf...

'Empire' Drama: Taraji P. Henson And Terrence Howard Clash On Set

In Touch | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.02.2015 | Black Voices

Sources exclusively reveal to In Touch magazine that Empire co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard have been clashing on set — and it's ...

Tyrese Confirms He's Playing Cookie's Love Interest On 'Empire'

EurWeb | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.29.2015 | Black Voices

It’ll be Jody and Yvette all over again this season on “Empire.”...

Empire Returns Very Strong, Just Shy Of Record Numbers

Yahoo | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.25.2015 | Black Voices

The Lyons are still king. In a big way. Fox’s Empire opened Season 2 on Wednesday night with 16.2 million total viewers and a 6.7 rating (per f...

The Imperfect But Important Feminism Of Cookie Lyon

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 09.24.2015 | Women

When "Empire" premiered earlier this year, the general consensus among fans and critics was that Taraji P. Henson's performance as Cookie Ly...

'Empire' Returns, And Not A Minute Too Soon

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment

In its second season, “Empire’s” stilettos are sharper, its gloss is glossier and its enjoyably soapy turns are even larger than li...

How Empire Broke Down Stereotypes By Embracing Them

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 09.23.2015 | Black Voices

There were few things more exciting this past television season than the debut of Fox's "Empire." Part Shakespearean tragedy, part telenovela, the Le...

There's A HUGE Twist In Jimmy Fallon's 'Empire' Parody

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.23.2015 | Comedy

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