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Taraji P Henson

  1. movie review
    Minions: The Rise of Gru Isn’t Smart Enough to Be Truly StupidInspired idiocy requires wit and invention, but the latest entry in the Despicable Me franchise doesn’t quite get there.
  2. castings
    Grammy Winner Jon Batiste Makes Acting Debut in Color Purple FilmThe Album of the Year winner joins Ciara, H.E.R. , and Halle Bailey.
  3. statements
    Taraji P. Henson and Other Celebrities Criticize Jussie Smollett’s PunishmentHe was sentenced to 150 days in jail for staging a hate crime.
  4. leaping lizards
    Taraji P. Henson to Star As Miss Hannigan in NBC’s Annie Live! We love you, Miss Hannigan!
  5. amas 2020
    The Highs, Lows, and Exposed Noses of the 2020 American Music AwardsA few big live performances couldn’t make the case that the AMAs needed to happen in person.
  6. 2020 amas
    Taraji P. Henson Works Her ‘WAP’ Off to Entertain You As Your 2020 AMAs Host“I know you’re still at home, but tonight? You’re home with me.”
  7. spinoffs
    Cookie Lyon Could Be Getting an Empire SpinoffGet your bag, Taraji.
  8. the empire strikes back
    Jussie Smollett Will Not Return To Empire After AllLee Daniels confirmed the news.
  9. trailer mix
    Pete Davidson Sort of Undermines the Film’s Premise In New What Men Want TrailerNo Erykah Badu mind-reading potion needed here.
  10. trailer mix
    What Men Want Trailer: Careful the Things You Think, Taraji Will ListenPremiering January 11.
  11. tv
    Hidden Figures Is Coming to TelevisionHow many John Glenns can we send into space? Let’s find out.
  12. castings
    Taraji P. Henson Will Read Tracy Morgan’s Mind in What Men WantWhat’s going on in there?
  13. oscars 2018
    Taraji P. Henson Subtly Shades Ryan Seacrest on the Oscars Red CarpetLast week, Seacrest was accused of sexual assault by his former stylist.
  14. sexual harassment
    Hollywood Manager to Close Agency After Sexual-Harassment AccusationsVincent Cirrincione was also condemned by his client Taraji P. Henson.
  15. who’s the boss
    Taraji P. Henson Outsourced a Hot-Wings Challenge to Her BodyguardThe Proud Mary star got her bodyguard Dave to step in and eat some spicy wings.
  16. Proud Mary Is Rhythmless, But Has Some Standout PerformancesTaraji P. Henson holds her pedestal but doesn’t do much on top of it, while Billy Brown smolders in a vacuum.
  17. biopics
    Taraji P. Henson to Star in and Produce an Emmett Till BiopicJohn Singleton is attached to direct.
  18. Is Sony Ashamed of the Taraji P. Henson–Starring Thriller Proud Mary?The film hasn’t screened for critics or reporters, and it’s arousing suspicion.
  19. what men want
    Taraji P. Henson to Explore What Men Want in Gender-Flipped Nancy Meyers RemakeHallelujah! She’s replacing Mel Gibson.
  20. trailer mix
    Proud Mary Trailer: Taraji P. Henson Is an Assassin, What More Do You Need?Proud Mary shoots its way into theaters January 12.
  21. last night on late night
    If Only We Could All Play a Drinking Game With Taraji P. HensonDrinko!
  22. screen actors guild awards
    Taraji P. Henson’s SAG Speech for Hidden Figures“The shoulders of the women that we stand on are three American heroes.”
  23. last night on late night
    Taraji P. Henson Competes in the Acting OlympicsYou’ll never feel the same way about a meatball sub again.
  24. bad auditions
    Ryan Reynolds Tanked His Audition for the Coen Brothers“What are you doing here? Do you have a SAG card?”
  25. happy working songs
    Amy Adams Isn’t Over the 2008 OscarsIt’s your turn now, Emma Stone!
  26. trailer mix
    The New Hidden Figures Trailer Is Damn InspiringIt’s the story of the unsung heroes behind John Glenn’s space mission.
  27. wage gap
    Taraji Made ‘Sofa Change’ Compared to Brad Pitt“If I pushed for more money, I’d be replaced and no one would so much as a blink.”
  28. get out the vote
    Watch the Empire Cast Come Out for HillaryTaraji P. Henson is with her.
  29. the oscar for best original song goes to…
    Pharrell Performs Hidden Figures Soundtrack “Together we’ll fly / But no more runnin.’”
  30. toronto 2016
    Toronto: Taraji P. Henson Tears Up at Hidden Figures“I’m sorry if I look a mess with my makeup. I should’ve done like Alicia Keys and taken it off.”
  31. casting couch
    Phylicia Rashad Is Joining EmpireShe’ll play Taye Diggs’s mother.
  32. Janelle Monáe Talks About Her New Movie Role“It is so important, that we as women, African-American women, tell our stories.”
  33. memoirs
    Taraji P. Henson’s Memoir Gets the Cover and Title of Cookie’s DreamsIt’s out October 11.
  34. last night on late night
    Taraji Swears She Knows Coldplay Isn’t Maroon 5And also talks about how her Golden Globes cookies were divine intervention.
  35. last night on late night
    Watch Empire’s Cookie Freak Out in SpaceThere are screams, tears, and farts.
  36. casting couch
    Taraji P. Henson to Play NASA MathematicianIn Hidden Figures.
  37. blame it on the kool-aid
    Taraji Explains Coldplay–Maroon 5 Mix-upBeware the Kool-Aid.
  38. golden globes 2016
    Taraji Handed Out Cookies at the Golden GlobesThe moment we’ve all been waiting for.
  39. Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard Do Kimye“That’s a lamp? Oh, I thought that was Sia.”
  40. last night on late night
    Turns Out Taraji P. Henson Had to Beat James Corden for the Role of Cookie LyonOh my.
  41. the industy
    Empire’s Henson and Howard Land Holiday SpecialIt will air the week after Empire’s winter finale.
  42. party chats
    Are the Cast Members of Empire Friends and Super Cute About It? Yes!What we learned from Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett’s EW Fest panel.
  43. Taraji P. Henson: Stop Sending Cookie All the CookiesBeing Cookie is a full-time job.
  44. instagramatic
    Empire’s Taraji and Terrence Stage a Fake FightDon’t be scared, Jussie!
  45. close reads
    Empire’s Soapy Take on Social Justice Is Also Very NuancedThe show’s lack of subtlety and moralizing serves the larger point better than earnestness.
  46. chat room
    Taraji P. Henson on How Empire Is Opening Minds“The more we know about each other the less hate we’ll have.”
  47. female friendship
    Taraji P. Henson Might’ve Lost the Emmy, But She Won Our HeartsShe was Viola Davis and Regina King’s biggest cheerleader.
  48. See All of the Emmys 2015 Red-Carpet LooksTaraji P. Henson, Laura Prepon, and more.
  49. empire
    Vivica A. Fox to Play Cookie’s Sister on EmpireThis should be good.
  50. vulture on set
    Behind the Scenes of Empire’s Second SeasonThe creators are facing a problem the Lyon family knows all too well: How do you follow a hit?
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