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Taraji P. Henson to Produce ‘Empire’ Spinoff Focused on Cookie Lyon

Taraji P. Henson to Produce 'Empire' Spinoff Focused on Cookie Lyon

Empire came to an abrupt end following season six due to the coronavirus pandemic. But Taraji P. Henson is picking up the pieces with a spinoff series centered on her character, Cookie Lyon. The actress’ production company, TPH Entertainment, will produce the show while Lee Daniels and Danny Strong will serve as executive producers. The Hollywood […]

Celebrities Call for Justice for DJ Henry, Wants Case to be Re-Opened

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Some of your favorite black celebrities are linking up to call for the reopening of a 10-year-old case that resulted in the death of an unarmed Black man at the hands of Pleasantville police. On October 17th, 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr was shot and killed by a white officer, Aaron Hess, in New York. […]

Taraji P. Henson Teams Up With Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation to Raise Awareness for Mental Health Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

Taraji P. Henson to Produce 'Empire' Spinoff Focused on Cookie Lyon

Taraji P. Henson is a known advocate for mental health. Her foundation, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF), partnered with the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation to provide mental health support to first responders and essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. TASF was founded by the late rapper’s mother, Afeni Shakur. The organizations launched the Matching […]

50 Cent Trolls Taraji P. Henson over His New Show Replacing ‘Empire’

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On Saturday, Jan 25, 50 Cent took to Instagram to respond to comments made by Taraji P. Henson during an appearance on T.I.’s ExpediTIously podcast. T.I. had asked Taraji what she thought about 50’s constant trolling and sparking competition between Power and Empire. 50 had once claimed that Empire stole Power‘s marketing model and apparently […]

Taraji P. Henson Launches Hair Care Line for Scalp Treatment

Taraji P. Henson Launches Hair Care Line for Scalp Treatment

Taraji P. Henson launched her own natural hair care line inspired by her personal problems with her scalp. The actress’s new brand, TPH, consists of 18 products and it specializes in keeping natural hair textures moisturized under protective hairstyles like braids, weaves, and wigs, as per Stylecaster. The affordable products are all under 15 bucks […]

Damon Threatens Cookie in Upcoming Episode of ‘Empire’

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It’s Empire Tuesdays and the sneak peek is looking crazy. While Lucious’ plan to escape from the Feds finally comes to a head, Cookie finds herself in a dangerous situation with Damon. Andre is haunted by a ghost from his past that he can’t seem to shake and Tiana receives backlash from fans over a […]

‘Empire’ Coming to an End Following Sixth Season

'Empire' to Coming to an End Following Sixth Season

We recently reported that Empire was renewed for a sixth season without Jussie Smollett but it looks like that will also be the last season. “We are turning the final season into a large TV event, we are trying to go out guns a blazing,” Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier said of Season 6. “You […]

Taraji P. Henson Announces Two-Day Mental Health Summit

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May is mental health awareness and actress Taraji P. Henson wants to encourage the African American community that it is okay to speak about mental health. Thursday the Empire star announced her foundation, the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, which is named after her late father will host a two- day mental health summit. The Can […]

Taraji P. Henson Skipped Met Gala to Attend John Singleton’s Funeral

Taraji P. Henson Skipped Met Gala to Attend John Singleton's Funeral

Yesterday was Met Gala Monday and we had the opportunity to see our favorite celebrities represent their camps through fashion. Unfortunately, Taraji P. Henson didn’t grace the carpet with her presence, but she had a perfect reason. The actress took to Instagram to reveal that she “had to bury my dear sweet friend John Singleton” […]

Taraji P. Henson Confirms Jussie Smollett’s Return to ‘Empire’

Taraji P. Henson Confirms Jussie Smollett's Return to 'Empire'

Jussie Smollett isn’t out of a job just yet, according to Taraji P. Henson who co-stars with the controversial actor on Empire. Taraji made an appearance on The View and Joy Behar flat out asked if Jussie was returning to the show to which the veteran actress responded “Yes. I haven’t heard anything else.” There […]

Sparkle Drags Erykah Badu, Taraji P. Henson for Seemingly Defending R. Kelly

Sparkle Drags Erykah Badu, Taraji P. Henson for Seemingly Defending R. Kelly

Sparkle isn’t feeling Erykah Badu and Taraji P. Henson’s initial comments in regards to R. Kelly’s alleged sexual allegations. The singer says responses like theirs is harmful and prevents other victims from coming forward. Sparkle, who participated in the jarring docuseries, says the Black community needs to give the Pied Piper tough love, not unconditional […]

Taraji P. Henson Will Be Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson will be honored this year with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The announcement was given by Ana Martinez, Hollywood Walk of Fame Producer. The ceremony will take place on Monday, January 28, 2019. Taraji P. Henson to be honored with star on the Hollywood Walk of […]

Taraji P. Henson Stars in Trailer for ‘What Men Want’

Taraji P. Henson Stars in Trailer for'What Men Want'

Taraji P. Henson is gracing the big screen yet again with her new movie, What Men Want. The trailer just dropped today, August 14th, and it has “women empowerment” written all over it. So grab your girls and some wine because this is about to get hilarious if you’re into the boss lady type of […]