Taraji P. Henson Talks “Empire,” Race in Hollywood and Not Effing Up Her Moment

taraji p x uptown - hypehair2015 has already proven to be our girl Taraji P. Henson’s year. After landing the role as the sassy, ex-con and all-around hustler Cookie Lyon on Empire and winning the NAACP Entertainer of the Year award, she officially can’t be stopped.

All while gloating in her latest triumphs, the down-to-earth actress graces the February/March cover of UPTOWNwhere she openly spills the tea on everything going on in her life from Fox’s hit series to race in Hollywood and not effing up her moment.

And not to mention, the 44-year-old looks amazing too.


The images were shot in her posh Hollywood pad by photographers Gomillion & Leupold, as Henson poses in a super sexy ensembles accompanied by a voluminous mane that we’re sure would have made Cookie Lyons proud. Peep some quotes from Taraji’s sit down with UPTOWN.

Photo Credit(s): UPTOWN 

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