It was very important to me that she not be sassy and neck-rollin’ and eye-bulgin’ and attitude all the time. – Taraji P. Henson on why her character Cookie Lyon is not a caricature.

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Taraji P. Henson is killing the game right now. Straight off the heels of her Golden Globes win, she graces the February 2016 cover of Elle in what would seem to be a serendipitous  landmark. She, along with Viola Davis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Olivia Wilde, and Priyanka Chopra made the cover for Elle’s annual Women in TV Issue. Nice to see women of color nicely represented in 3 out of the 5 covers.

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