Taraji P. Henson Stuns For ‘W’ Magazine

Taraji P. Henson x 'W' Magazine

Photo Credit: Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott

Taraji P. Henson is absolutely stunning in Magazine‘s sizzling salute to powerful women, including Jennifer Lopez and Kate Moss. The Golden Globe winner holds her own with these supermodels and fashion icons (everyone is draped in Versace) — and still manages to steal the spotlight (from all the way in back).

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Inside, the age-defying beauty serves face and tousled tresses for her interview where she talks about her slow and steady rise to success, from heading to LA on a dream, prayer and $700 to her breakout role in Baby Boy and stealing our collective hearts as “Cookie” on Empire to the magic the STEM-inspired film Hidden Figures continues to bring. 

Photo Credit: Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott

“It is quite groundbreaking, isn’t it? It’s supposed to be over for me at 46, but here I am. I’m a late bloomer, and I’m okay with that. Know why?” She paused once more, narrowing her eyes into a catlike glower: “Late bloomers last looong.”