Taraji P. Henson Buys $6.4 Million Hollywood Hills Home


Taraji P. Henson is moving into a new house that she purchased in the Hollywood Hills. TMZ reports that the Empire star dropped $6.4 million on the secluded home, featuring  3 bedrooms and 3 baths.

According to the site, the Spanish home sits on the top of a hill with breathtaking 360 city views. It’s equipped with a pool that has a waterfall, and there’s a totally zen meditation deck that overlooks the city.

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Watch: ‘Empire’ Cast Endorses Hillary Clinton In New Ad


The Empire cast is backing Hillary Clinton in a new campaign ad. The Lee Daniels-directed clip finds Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere GrayTrai Byers, Jussie Smollett, Tasha Smith, Gabourey Sidibe, Grace Byers and Lee Daniels urging individuals to get out and cast their votes.

“What will I tell my son? What will you tell your daughter? What will we tell the future generation? Taraji asks as the video opens. While Bryshere notes: “There’s only one person in this race who said Black Lives Matter.”

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Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Abusive Ex In New Memoir


Taraji P. Henson‘s new memoir, Around the Way Girl, is due out in days, and ahead of its release, she’s giving a glimpse at what readers can expect from the book.

She opens up about breaking off her relationship with the love of her life – whom she refers as Mark – after he allegedly hit her. only to have him die violently at just 34.

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Taraji P. Henson Covers ‘Entertainment Weekly,’ Dishes On ‘Empire’ & More


Taraji P. Henson gets gorge in a tiara and a head full of curls, on the cover Entertainment Weekly.

Inside the issue, she talks her alter ego, Cookie – her character in FOX’s hit drama, Empire, as well as all the big things she currently has on her plate.

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Taraji P. Henson Has A MAC Collection On Its Way


With her makeup slaying on and off the screen,Taraji P. Henson‘s latest collaboration is right on time. The Empire star announced today that she has teamed up with MAC Cosmetics on a new collection.

The products included are black eyeliner, mascara, two shades of Mineralize Skinfinish, a face brush, and a lipstick called Strip Me Down.

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Watch: ‘Hidden Figures’ Trailer Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer & Janelle Monáe


Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe star in 20th Century FOX’s upcoming movie, Hidden Figures.

The studio has now released the trailer for the inspiring film, based on the untold true story of brilliant African American women working at NASA — Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) —  who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit in 1962.

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Taraji P. Henson To Guest Star In First-Ever Hourlong Episode Of ‘The Simpsons’


Taraji P. Henson will guest star on The Simpsons as it airs its first hourlong episode in January. According to Deadline, the Empire star will play Praline, the ex-wife of rapper/music mogul, Jazzy James (played by Keegan-Michael Key).

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Taraji P. Henson Announces Release Date For Her Memoir ‘Around The Way Girl’


News of Taraji P. Henson penning a memoir that would be released in 2016 surfaced last April – and the Empire star took to Instagram today to show off the front and back cover of the book, Around the Way Girl, and to announce that it will arrive on October 11th.

“I love to  play all kinds of characters, and I was trained to do exactly that,” she wrote in a statement that appears on Simon & Schuster’s website. “But whether it’s Cookie from Empire, Queenie from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Yvette from Baby Boy, or rocket scientist Katherine Johnson from Hidden Figures, they’re characters. As for the real me, I’m just a girl who went to Hollywood with my son, $700, and a dream. There were some detours along the way, some heartache, and a whole lot of hustle.  My family, friends, and fans always keep it real with me. Know that I’m going to keep it real with you.”

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