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  1. Taraji P. Henson's Hair Is Now Purple

    12:58 pm 6/30/2015

    The 'Empire' star revealed her mane makeover on Instagram.Read more

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  2. Taraji P. Henson Is the American Dream

    11:57 am 6/25/2015

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  3. 'Empire' Co-Creator: "Everyone Wanted to Play Cookie, Even Our Executives"

    10:30 am 6/25/2015

    Danny Strong on writing black characters with co-creator Lee Daniels ("I think initially he was apprehensive") and developing the show’s powerful breakout female lead.Read more

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  4. Emmys Season: The Stars' Best Quotes (So Far)

    12:00 pm 6/24/2015

    "I hate that bitch Cookie — she has stolen my identity," jokes 'Empire' star Taraji P. Henson.Read more

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  5. Taraji P. Henson Hospitalized for Exhaustion

    7:31 pm 6/19/2015

    "God has a way of saying, 'You're doing too much!' " posted the actress on Instagram.Read more

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  6. Emmys: What the Film World's TV Takeover Means for This Year's Hopefuls

    12:00 pm 6/18/2015

    In a year in which an unprecedented number of 'film actors' — including dozens of Oscar nominees and winners — are making waves on TV, THR's awards analyst breaks down the causes and effects of their exodus from the big screen to the small screen.Read more

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  7. Taraji P. Henson on 'Empire' Role: "Cookie Scared the Hell Out of Me"

    10:00 am 6/11/2015

    "If we do it well, if we handle it well, then it's going to force people to have conversations that they are afraid to have, and that's what art is supposed to do."Read more

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  8. Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis and Drama Actress A-List Tackle Race, Sexism, Aging in Hollywood

    9:00 am 6/10/2015

    In THR's roundtable, six Emmy contenders — including Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange and Ruth Wilson — speak candidly about the current climate in a conversation about nudity and typecasting: "I had never seen a 49-year-old, dark-skinned woman who is not a size 2 be a sexualized role in TV or film," says Davis.Read more

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  9. Taraji P. Henson on 'Empire' Role: "Cookie Scared the Hell Out of Me"

    4:36 pm 6/9/2015

    "If we do it well, if we handle it well, then it's going to force people to have conversations that they are afraid to have, and that's what art is supposed to do."Read more

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