Taraji P Henson – New Interview – ‘Hidden Figures’

Since her breakthrough performance as Cookie Lyon in Fox smash hit series, Empire, Taraji P. Henson has been enjoying the splendour and spoils of overnight success. Except there’s nothing overnight about nearly 20 years struggling to make it in Hollywood. “People be thinking Cookie is my first job and it’s like, I’ve been working for a long time, I’m a trained actor. I have an Oscar nomination, I’ve been around. It didn’t all just happen with Cookie.”

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