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Our favorite TV star Taraji P. Henson is on the cover of W Magazine & it is smoking HOT!
Inside the issue, Henson describes Cookie’s appeals to audiences:
“Cookie is bold and crazy, and she loves the struggle. She started from nothing, and now she’s at the top. In that way, we’re alike: Cookie is the American Dream.”
“They want Cookie. They see her heart. They see her intentions. And they love her style—her style is 17 years behind the fashion curve, which makes the clothes a character on the show. As Cookie grows, you’ll see her fashion grow. And people love that—she’s a work in progress. The only thing that never changes is her spirit: To me, Cookie is living, breathing, walking truth.”
But she’s also aware of the criticism and has chosen not to respond to Cookie’s critics.
“When I hear that Cookie is a bad representation of black women, I don’t get involved. Maybe Cookie makes you uncomfortable because she reminds you of yourself. People miss the bigger picture when they start judging.”
Empire returns September 23, 2015. We know you’ll be watching.
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1. Cookie's Best Moments On "Empire"
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2. When She Called Out Kitty For Spying On Her
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3. When She Wore This Fly Ensemble
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4. When She Was A Young Tenderoni In This Flashback
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5. When She Fooled Lucious Into Thinking She Was Meeting With Her Parole Officer
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6. When She Wore This Hat To Bunkie's Funeral
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7. When Lucious Said He Loves Her
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8. When She Bumped Lucious Then Kicked His Car
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9. When She Tried To Fight Kitty In The Elevator
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10. When She Called Kidd 44 A "B*tch"
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11. When She Threw Her Shoe At Lucious
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12. When She Wore this Outfit
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13. When She Happened To Be On The Steps Of The Courthouse To Give A Comment
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14. When She Wore This Fierce Gown
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15. When She Kicked Porsha Out
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