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Taraji P. Henson Is Looking For Love

Taraji P. Henson would ''love'' to be in a relationship.The 47-year-old actress - who has a 23-year-old son called Marcell with her deceased ex-partner William Johnson - has revealed she is looking for love, but...

Taraji P. Henson: Women Should Eat With Confidence

Taraji P. Henson has urged women to ''eat with confidence''. The 'Empire' star - who plays outspoken mother Loretha 'Cookie' Lyon in the US drama TV series - believes ladies need to stop spending so...

Taraji P. Henson Feels Beautiful In 'Natural State'

Taraji P. Henson feels most beautiful in her ''natural state''.The 46-year-old actress has admitted that whilst she does like to glam herself up with hair extensions from time to time, she loves to rock her...

Tobey Maguire Gets Directing Bug

Tobey Maguire is in talks to make his directorial debut on the long-awaited film adaptation of Jo Nesbo's 'Blood on Snow'.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 41-year-old actor - who voices a character in new...

Nia Long's Representative Denies Empire Set Feuds

The Boyz n the Hood star booked a recurring guest role on the hit show's third season, in which she plays a rival to Henson's character Cookie Lyon. According to TMZ, the actresses...

Taraji P. Henson: 'I Can't Play Cookie For Ever, She Wears Me Out'

The Hidden Figures actress has starred as Cookie Lyon on the musical drama series since 2015 and it has already been picked up for a fourth season, which is likely to air between...

Taraji P. Henson: 'I Would Love To Be A Marvel Superhero'

The Hidden Figures star thinks she’s a much better comedy actress than a dramatic one, and is desperate to be offered a role alongside fellow Marvel superheroes Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans....

Octavia Spencer 'Prayed' For Accountant In Oscars Mix-up

Octavia Spencer ''said some prayers'' for the accountant who handed out the wrong envelope at the Oscars which lead to the Best Picture mix-up.The gaffe at Sunday (26.02.17) night's award show saw 'La La Land'...

Tyrese Gibson Is Married

The 38-year-old actor/singer took to social media on Tuesday (28Feb17) to reveal he's no longer single, although he stopped short of identifying his bride. In a video he posted footage from the...

Taraji P. Henson 'Vibes Out' To Hip Hop While Getting Red Carpet Ready

The Hidden Figures actress stunned at the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday (26Feb17), opting for old Hollywood glamour in a navy velvet Alberta Ferretti gown, that sat off the shoulders and featured a thigh-high...

Octavia Spencer: Viola Davis Will Win The Oscar

Octavia Spencer thinks Viola Davis will win Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Oscars.The 46-year-old actress has been nominated alongside the 'Fences' star for her role in 'Hidden Figures' but believes that Viola...

Taraji P. Henson And Viola Davis Win Big At Naacp Image Awards

Henson's movie Hidden Figures was a big winner at the 48th annual ceremony held at the Pasadena Conference Center, California, on Saturday (11Feb17), scooping Outstanding Motion Picture and Outstanding Actress in a Motion...

Taraji P. Henson Urges Women To 'Keep Fighting' To Get Their Voices Heard

The 46-year-old actress stars in the feel-good biographical tale of a team of African American mathematicians who overcame working in the then racially segregated National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to make a significant contribution...

Taraji P. Henson Is Breaking The Rules By Being A Success At 46

The Hidden Figures actress quietly started to garner industry attention after starring in 2001 movie Baby Boy, but it wasn’t until her casting in smash hit TV show Empire that Taraji became a household name...

Taraji P. Henson Wanted To Wear Her Puma Sliders To The Sag Awards

Taraji P. Henson wanted to wear her PUMA sliders to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award on Sunday (29.01.17).The 46-year-old actress was gifted a pair of faux fur pink Fenty x PUMA sliders by 28-year-old...

Sag Winners Criticise Immigration Ban

Ashton Kutcher, Mahershala Ali, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and a host of other stars criticised President Donald Trump at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday (29.01.17).The 38-year-old actor opened the show with a pointed barb about...

Taraji P. Henson's Fans Upset By Oscars Snub

Not long after the 2017 Academy Awards nominations were revealed on Tuesday (24Jan17), the Empire star's name began trending on Twitter. But far from people flocking to congratulate Taraji, fans were venting their anger over...

Taraji P. Henson And Jim Parsons Buy Hidden Figures Tickets For Low Income Moviegoers

Following the film's two week reign at the top of the North American box office, Henson and Parsons invited fans to enjoy free screenings of the award-nominated drama last week (ends20Jan17)....

Priyanka Chopra Celebrates People's Choice Win With An In-n-out Burger

Priyanka Chopra celebrated her People's Choice Award win with a meal at In-N-Out Burger.The 34-year-old actress was voted the Favourite Dramatic TV Actress at the ceremony, which took place on Wednesday (18.01.17) at the Microsoft...

Hidden Figures Continues To Soar At The North American Box Office

The movie, which stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae as the three African-American women who worked behind the scenes to help NASA make John Glenn the first American astronaut to...

Taraji P. Henson Brought 'A' Game For Hidden Figures Scenes With Kevin Costner

The 46-year-old actress stars in the biographical drama as one of three African-American women who overcame a series of obstacles to contribute to the Space Race being undertaken at NASA in the 1960s.In one memorable...

Taraji P. Henson Didn't Want To Be On Empire Initially

The actress has received much praise for her portrayal of the tough music business executive in the highly-popular drama series, but when she was first approached about the role she wasn't sure if...

Janelle Monae Learns Math Formula Used By Nasa

The singer-turned-actress portrays real-life mathematician Mary Jackson in the historical drama, in which she stars alongside Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson and Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan, about the three African-American women...

Octavia Spencer's Hidden Figures Shock

Octavia Spencer could not believe that 'Hidden Figures' was a true story.The actress plays Dorothy Vaughan in the drama about three African-American women who were on the team that helped to launch astronaut John Glenn...

Taraji P. Henson's 'Duty' To Star In Hidden Figures

Taraji P. Henson felt a ''duty'' to star in 'Hidden Figures'. The 'Empire' actress has taken on the role of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson in the drama about three African-American women who were on the...

Kevin Costner Almost Passed On Hidden Figures Role

The 61-year-old actor stars in the upcoming film about the three African-American women who worked behind the scenes to help NASA make John Glenn become the first American astronaut to orbit Earth in 1962. Kevin...

Lee Daniels: Women Are Smarter Than Men

Lee Daniels thinks women are ''smarter than men''.The 56-year-old director has been praised for his ability to give strong voices to the women in his works - such as Taraji P. Henson's role of convicted...

Octavia Spencer Received Golden Globes Nod En Route To Nasa

The Oscar winner was recognised in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture category for her portrayal of real-life NASA mathematician Dorothy Vaughan when the shortlist...

Hidden Figures Stars Honour John Glenn At Premiere

The film chronicles the real-life battle three female African-American mathematicians faced to become part of the NASA mission to launch Glenn into space in 1962. Taraji, Janelle, and Octavia Spencer portray the...

Octavia Spencer Had Car Crush Fears

Octavia Spencer feared she'd be crushed by a car while shooting 'Hidden Figures'.The 46-year-old actress plays mathematician and computer pioneer Dorothy Vaughan in the upcoming biopic and was very nervous about her first scene, which...

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