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PopWrapped | Television

Want To Know How Fast Taraji P. Henson Got The Role Of Cookie On Empire?

Shane Avery | PopWrapped Author

Shane Avery

Updated 06/10/2015 10:34pm
Want To Know How Fast Taraji P. Henson Got The Role Of Cookie On Empire? | Taraji P. Henson
Media Courtesy of ELLE.com
The bitch had it in the bag from the START. 'Empire' producer Danny Strong has revealed that creator Lee Daniels knew that actress Taraji P. Henson was Cookie Lyon after only....... 30 seconds!! Strong explained how the audition process actually happened with Entertainment Weekly, saying: "About 30 seconds into Taraji being Cookie, Lee whispered to me, ‘She’s Cookie right?’” It was then, Daniels exclaimed to Henson: ‘All right bitch, you got the part.' HA!!! To all of you who watch 'Empire', it should come as no surprise, because the woman is simply the best part of the breakout Fox hit show. Season 2 of the record breaking program returns this September.

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