Taraji P. Henson is not the one—and if you come for her without her sending for you, you will grow to regret it.
This was a lesson that rapper 50 Cent had to find out the hard way when he continued his vendetta against the Empire star and her hit FOX show. The rapper and producer of Power took to Instagram, sharing a screenshot of Henson with a headline claiming her show Empire‘s ratings were dropping, People reported.
“Well look at the bright side at least. You can eat your trophies. I was talking to old girl but you felt like you had to respond. SMH you know I love you cookie. I got a new show for you BMF COMING SOON !!!#EFFENVODKA,” 50 E! News said of the now-deleted post.
Channeling her inner Cookie on Saturday, Henson clapped all the way back—with cold hard facts.
“For the confused ppl. Do REAL research!!! Loose change makes sooooooo much UNNECESSARY NOISE. STILL LOOKING FOR THAT DAMN CENT SIGN!!! I guess it’s obsolete. AGAIN CONGRATS ON YOUR SUCCESS BLACK MAN!!! @50cent” Blooop.
If that wasn’t bad enough, Henson’s squad came to provide backup. First, co-star Jussie Smollet eloquently accused the 41-year-old of suffering from crabs in a barrel syndrome:
Then Vivica Fox swooped in and finished it, snatching off what was left of 50’s poor edges.
Now despite all this drama, Henson made sure to circle back in with Power star Naturi Naughton and let her know things are always going to be cool between them, no matter what.
“Sooooooooo proud of you@naturi4real I WANT YOU TO KNOW I will NEVER let any NEGATIVITY come between the LOVE I have for my sisters!!! As women we put up with enough BS. I will NEVER add to that stress and heartache!!! YOU ARE DOPE on #Powerand in life!!! #BlackGirlMagic SHINE BABY SHINE,” Henson wrote.
In the end, 50 needs to realize that there is more than enough room for all of us to shine; that and being petty is not a good look for a grown man.