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Taraji P. Henson's Cookie Stops by 'Sesame Street' on 'Saturday Night Live' - Watch All the Skits!

Taraji P. Henson channels her Empire character Cookie in this hilarious Sesame Street spoof on Saturday Night Live on Saturday (April 11) in New York City.

The 44-year-old actress takes on Cookie Monster, Big Bird, and Bert and Ernie.

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“He’s trying to play you,” she tells Bert about Ernie, who tried to trade snacks with him.

Watch the funny skit below!


Sesame Street Promo With Cookie

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Taraji P. Henson Says She Knew 'Empire' Would Be a Success

Taraji P. Henson is ecstatic as she waves to the audience while making an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Thursday (April 9) in New York City.

The 44-year-old actress opened up about knowing that Empire would be a success even before the episodes aired and revealed some of her favorite lines from her character Cookie Lyon – Watch the interview below!

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Taraji will be making her SNL hosting debut with musical guest Mumford & Sons this weekend – Make sure to tune in!


Taraji P. Henson – ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

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Taraji P. Henson Channels Her 'Empire' Character Cookie Lyon for 'Saturday Night Live' Promos - Watch Here!

Taraji P. Henson rocks a jumpsuit while hitting the red carpet at the 2015 Summer Sizzle BVI Launch Party held at the Ricco Maresca Gallery on Wednesday (April 8) in New York City.

The 44-year-old actress was joined by her Empire co-star Jussie Smollett at the event celebrating the Summer Sizzle BVI, a fashion and lifestyle destination event in the British Virgin Islands scheduled for July 23rd to 27th.

Taraji will be making her SNL hosting debut with musical guest Mumford & Sons this weekend.

Check out her hilarious promos where she channels her Empire character Cookie Lyon below!


Taraji P. Henson – Saturday Night Live

10+ pictures inside of Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett at the launch party… More Here! »

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Zoe Saldana & Marco Perego Take Cutest Selfie on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Zoe Saldana adds a pop of red while arriving at the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge Launch held at Quixote Studios on Thursday (April 2) in Los Angeles.

The 36-year-old actress was joined by her husband Marco Perego, Aaron Paul, and Taraji P. Henson.

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“Ummm this #GalaxyS6edge Is uber cool! Best pictures ever!” Zoe tweeted at the launch, which allowed guests to try out the new gadgets while watching Chromeo perform. Check out the pic below!

FYI: Zoe is wearing a Roland Mouret dress and Christian Louboutin shoes.

20+ pictures inside of Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego hitting the Samsung Galaxy S6 Galaxy launch… More Here! »

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Kerry Washington, Mindy Kaling, Taraji P. Henson & More Bring Girl Power to the Variety Studio

Kerry Washington and Mindy Kaling both arrive in style for the Variety Studio Actors on Actors presented by Autograph Collection Hotels on Saturday (March 28) in Los Angeles.

The ladies were joined at the event by Taraji P. Henson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julianna Margulies, Uzo Aduba, Viola Davis, Clive Owen, Conan O’Brien, Justin Theroux, Jimmy Kimmel, Fred Armisen, and Queen Latifah.

“We try to be really tasteful,” Kerry recently told ET of Scandal‘s love scenes. “The more that lives in your imagination, the more it belongs to you. The more you can see yourself in that situation — and I think a lot of women want to see themselves in those situations.”

FYI: Julianna is wearing Narciso Rodriguez. Kerry is wearing a Giambattista Valli dress, Bionda Castana shoes, Lauren Harper earrings, and an Amrapali ring, and a Movado watch. Viola is wearing a Donna Karan dress, Swarovski earrings, and Vince Camuto heels.

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'Saturday Night Live' Announces April Hosts Michael Keaton & Taraji P. Henson!

Saturday Night Live just announced the hosts of their upcoming April shows: Birdman‘s Michael Keaton and Empire‘s Taraji P. Henson!

On Saturday (April 4), Michael will take the SNL stage for the third time alongside first time musical guest Carly Rae Jepsen.

On Saturday (April 11), Taraji will make her SNL hosting debut with musical guest Mumford & Sons.

Meanwhile, this upcoming Saturday, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson will be hosting for the fourth time.

ARE YOU EXCITED to see Taraji and Michael host SNL in April???

Empire's Jussie Smollett Performs 'No Apologies' on 'American Idol' - Watch Now!

Jussie Smollett suits up for the Empire ATAS Academy event held at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel on Thursday night (March 12) in Los Angeles.

The 31-year-old actor was joined by his co-stars Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Gray, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday, and Trai Byers, as well as creator Lee Daniels.

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That same night, Jussie and Bryshere hit the stage during American Idol to perform their hit “No Apologies.” Watch below!

FYI: Bryshere is wearing Anthony Franco.


Empire Cast Performs on American Idol 3/12/15

10+ pictures inside of Jussie Smollett, Taraji P. Henson, and more at the Empire event… More Here! »

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