Empire‘s Taraji P. Henson Shares Why Cookie Is Living the Dream (VIDEO)
There’s no doubt that Emmy-nominated Taraji P. Henson (for her role in Empire) is one talented and tough Cookie.
The actress took some time to share what’s coming up for her character on Empire‘s second season. “She’s out now, she’s free, she’s living the life she dreamed about for 17 years,” revealed Henson. “And you’ll see her coming into her own. You’ll see her live her life in fashion.”
Although the show is about the music industry, viewers have yet to hear Cookie belt out her own song. “I think that would be incredible, to know that Cookie was really the talent. But like women do, we step aside for our man,” Henson said with some snap and sass.
Watch the video above to hear the lovely Henson share why it’s “bittersweet” that she’s called Cookie now, who Cookie’s upcoming romantic interest might be and which celeb she was starstruck to meet at the Hollywood Bowl.
Empire, returns Wednesday, Sept 23, 9/8c, FOX
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