How Did Ms. Lawrence Land ‘Empire?’
How did he land the gig?
While goofing around with his Fashion Queens co-star Bevy Smith, Ms. Lawrence did a spot-on impression of Cookie Lyon. Smith sent the video to her good friend Lee Daniels with the message ‘Hire him!’ Lee responded ‘Done!’ Ms. Lawrence was able to audition a few weeks later and the rest is history
It pays having good friends in high places.
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