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Taraji P. Henson: Wash Day Should Be A Self-care Day

Taraji P. Henson says hair wash day should be treated as a "self-care day".The 50-year-old actress launched her haircare range TPH by Taraji Henson in 2020 in the hope that she would inspire people to see...

Taraji P Henson To Lead Empire Spin-off

Taraji P. Henson is to star in an 'Empire' spin-off series.The 49-year-old actress will reprise her role as Cookie Lyon in an upcoming Fox TV show, which will be co-written by 'Empire' co-creator Danny Strong...

Taraji P. Henson: I Find The Phrase 'Strong Black Women' Dehumanising

Taraji P. Henson finds the phrase ''strong Black women'' to be ''dehumanising''.The 'Empire' star has said she takes issue with the popular phrase - which is often seen as empowering and complimentary - because it...

Taraji P. Henson Offers Mental Health Support

Taraji P. Henson wants to help her community cope with their mental health amidst the coronavirus pandemic.The 'Empire' actress is keen to support the black community, particularly with their mental health, during the health crisis.She...

'No Holds Barred' Whitney Houston Biopic Moving Forward

A Whitney Houston biopic is moving forward with the support of ''many of the key people'' who knew her ''best''. A Clive Davis-produced project has long been talked about and the film now has a...

Taraji P Henson Wants People To Connect With Their Souls

Taraji P. Henson hopes lockdown can bring people ''closer'' to their own souls.The 'Empire' actress understands it will take some time to adjust after social distancing measures in place in to slow the spread of...

Empire Confirmed To End Prematurely On April 21

'Empire' will end prematurely on April 21.The popular hip-hop drama was always intended to finish after its current sixth season, but after the coronavirus pandemic forced filming to be shut down, it will now end...

Taraji P. Henson Worries About Going 'Insane' In Self-isolation

Taraji P. Henson worries about going ''insane'' in self-isolation.The 'Empire' star admits there are days where she struggles at home amidst the coronavirus pandemic but she tries to distract herself by keeping her mind busy...

Taraji P. Henson And 50 Cent Feud On Instagram Over 'Empire' Ratings

50 Cent is once again hitting out at Fox series ‘Empire’, accusing the show of suffering from a drop in ratings. But what 50 probably didn't count on was actress Taraji P Henson, who plays...

Taraji P. Henson Hands Out Cookies As She Wins Golden Globe For 'Empire'

Taraji P. Henson scored her first Golden Globes win on Sunday, taking home the Best Actress – Television Series, Drama award at the 2016 ceremony. When her name was called the ‘Empire’ star wasted no...

Taraji P. Henson Thrilled To Reconnect With Homecoming Queen

The Empire star was asked to pick a person from her past from a gallery of six people, and after choosing a guy who had no links to the star, she chose Vanessa...

Taraji P. Henson 'Planned' Her Success

Taraji P. Henson claims her success was ''strategically planned.''The 'Empire' actress, who has been nominated for an Oscar and an Emmy, had to work very hard for all of her achievements, but believes she is...

Taraji P. Henson Brands Empire Feud Rumour 'Silly'

The pair play former married couple Cookie and Lucious Lyon in the hit drama but it was recently reported they don't get on behind the scenes. A seemingly awkward exchange at the...

Taraji P. Henson Representative Denies Terrence Howard Feud

Insiders recently suggested Henson and Howard are "at war" with each other because Howard is "jealous" of the airtime his co-star is getting on the TV drama, and he is refusing to speak...

Viola Davis Didn't Expect Emmy Speech Reaction

Viola Davis didn't expect her Emmy speech to be so well received.The 'How to Get Away with Murder' star - who became the first black actress to win Best Actress in a Drama Series last...

Kerry Washington Isn't Competitive With Other Actresses

Kerry Washington doesn't consider Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson to be her competition.The 'Scandal' actress was thrilled when the 'How to Get Away with Murder' star became the first African-American woman to win Outstanding...

50 Cent Goes On Rant Against Empire

The U.S. hip-hop drama returned to U.S. TV for a second season and the In Da Club hitmaker was among the impressive 16 million viewers who tuned in - but he wasn't thrilled...

Taraji P. Henson Happy To Lose Emmy To Viola Davis

Henson and Davis were both up for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama category at Sunday's (20Sep15) ceremony, for their roles in Empire and How To Get Away With Murder, respectively....

Taraji P. Henson Admits Losing Emmy Was 'Bittersweet'

Taraji P. Henson admits losing an Emmy to Viola Davis was ''bittersweet.''The 'Empire' star, who was nominated alongside the 'How to Get Away with Murder' actress when she became the first woman of colour to...

Lee Daniels Defends Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard's boss believes he's been unfairly treated like ''some f**kin' demon.'''Empire' co-creator and director Lee Daniels admits he is fiercely protective of the actor, who was the subject of domestic abuse allegations during his...

Lee Daniels Hails Empire For Breaking Barriers

The show's co-creator spoke out at a screening of the first episodes of season two, insisting more needs to be done to highlight the issue. Daniels took to the stage at Carnegie...

Taraji P. Henson's Emmy Hopes: 'I Pray To God'

Taraji P. Henson thinks it's ''bittersweet'' she may be the first African-American woman to win Best Actress at the Emmy Awards.The 'Empire' star admits that she ''prays to God'' that either she or 'How to...

List Of Emmy Presenters Includes Amy Poehler, Maggie Gyllenhaal And Terrence Howard

The Television Academy has revealed the first tranche of stars who will present awards at this year’s Primetime Emmys ceremony, including actress and comedienne Amy Poehler and ABC talk show host Jimmy Kimmel.The list, revealed...

Empire Expands Into Fashion

Empire's team has struck a deal with Saks Fifth Avenue to put together outfits inspired by the costumes in the series, including looks seen on Terrence Howard's label boss Lucious Lyon and his...

Terrence Howard And Taraji P. Henson Team Up For Lip Sync Battle

After performing renditions of The Commodores' Brick House and Mary J. Blige's Just Fine - complete with a cameo from Blige herself - solo, the actors, who play a warring ex-couple on Empire,...

Taraji P. Henson Wants To 'Shine' In Relationship

Taraji P. Henson wants to meet a guy who will let her ''shine''.The 'Empire' actress - who has a 21-year-old son Marcell from a past relationship - is currently single and is looking for a...

Taraji P. Henson Can No Longer Shop At Bargain Stores Thanks To Empire Success

The Hustle & Flow star admits she loves all the attention but now she has to find shops that are open all night to get her bargain-hunt fix. She tells WENN, "It's...

Empire Creators Sued Over 'Real Life Version' Of Character

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million (£187 million) lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels...

Taraji P. Henson Looking For Love

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button star is enjoying small screen success on hit TV show Empire, but she is hoping to find a man who can take her mind off the pressures...

Taraji P. Henson To Play Civil Rights Activist Ann Atwater In New Biopic

The Hustle & Flow star will reteam with Empire co-creator Danny Strong for The Best Of Enemies, which he will produce with Tobey Maguire via the actor's Material Pictures vehicle. The Hunger...

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