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Taraji P. Henson Reveals She Worked at The Pentagon!

Taraji P. Henson Reveals She Worked at The Pentagon!

Taraji P. Henson stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night (February 4) and dished about her time at The Pentagon as a college student!

“Coming from the Washington, D.C. area, most of my family worked for the government, so that’s how I got my job in college at The Pentagon,” the 48-year-old actress revealed. “Back in the day kids had jobs and that’s why they weren’t killing each other. I was actually in a stay-in-school program, as long as I was in school full-time I could work 20 hours a week.”

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“I was a receptionist, nothing important,” Taraji continued. “Security clearance, that was the most important part of my job.”

Taraji also promoted her new film What Men Want and talked about the time she appeared in a 1998 episode of Saved By The Bell: The New Class – Watch below!


Taraji P. Henson Once Called The Pentagon Home

FYI: Taraji is wearing a L’Agence turtleneck dress.

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  • Anna

    I don’t know why people find her annoying. I think she’s real cute and I like the way she talks. She’s always so perky and bubbly. I didn’t even need to play the video. Well reading the quote I heard it in her voice. 😂