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Taraji P. Henson Hosts 'What Men Want' Screening in Atlanta!

Taraji P. Henson is giving fans a sneak peek of her new movie What Men Want!

The 48-year-old actress hosted a screening of her upcoming flick on Friday (January 18) at Regal Atlantic Station in Atlanta, Ga.

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She was joined by her co-stars Will Packer and Auston Jon Moore as well as producer James Lopez.

What Men Want follows a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts. With her newfound power, she looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar.

The film is set to hit theaters on February 8th.

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Taraji P. Henson Gets Candid About the Low Fees Some Studios Offer Her for Roles

Taraji P. Henson is on the latest cover of PorterEdit, out now.

Here’s what the 48-year-old Empire actress had to say…

On being denied the $500,000 fee for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, despite her co-stars reportedly earning tens of millions: “I didn’t even ask for one million. But I had to see the bigger picture and bite that bullet. I knew that if I kept my ego in check I would get the victory. That performance was undeniable. I turned in an Academy-worthy f–king performance. And what did they say? ‘We shoulda paid her.’”

On the low fees that some studios still offer her for roles: “‘They wanna pay what? Honey, a zero is missing. Tell them to go find it then call me back.’ If you come to Taraji P. Henson, you need to come with that money, because I earned it.”

On wanting to leave TV show Empire on a high: “Like Sex and the City – I wanna go out on top.”

For more from Taraji, visit net-a-porter.com.

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Taraji P. Henson Teams Up with Lord + Taylor for Charity Days!

Taraji P. Henson strikes a pose while attending Lord + Taylor Charity Days event with NAMI at Lord + Taylor on Saturday (January 12) in the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Ill.

The 48-year-old actress hit the stage to speak on mental health and gave fans a chance to snap photos with her in exchange of a purchase of the exclusive #StigmaFree NAMI t-shirt.

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Lord + Taylor, in partnership with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) created the #StigmaFree t-shirt with 100% of proceeds benefiting the organization and their initiatives to raise awareness, provide support and education to those in need, and advocate to shape public policy on mental health.

Taraji is currently getting ready to release her new film What Men Want, which is set to hit theaters on February 8 – Watch the brand new special look below!


‘What Men Want’ Special Look
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Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, & Janelle Monae Hit the Golden Globes 2019 Red Carpet

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae bring the glam to the 2019 Golden Globe Awards!

The 48-year-old Empire actress, the 46-year-old Instant Family star, and the 33-year-old “Make Me Feel” singer all stepped out for the event held on Sunday (January 6) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

They were joined by Master of None star Lena Waithe, who brought along fiancee Alana Mayo.

All four of them served as presenters during the show.

Octavia was an executive producer on Green Book, which won Best Musical or Comedy.

FYI: Taraji is wearing custom Vera Wang with Roberto Coin jewelry. Octavia is wearing custom Christian Siriano with Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Janelle is wearing Chanel with Le Silla shoes. Lena is wearing Prada with Jason of Beverly Hills jewelry. Alana is wearing Prada.

30+ pictures inside of Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae at the event… More Here! »

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Taraji P. Henson Gets Honored at a Toast To The Globes

Taraji P. Henson signs a larger than life copy of her Angeleno Magazine cover while attending A Toast To The Globes on Saturday night (January 5) at Hyde Sunset in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 48-year-old What Men Went actress was honored at the event.

Taraji is a previous Golden Globe winner for her work on the television series Empire. She won Best Actress – Drama back in 2016.

The party was hosted by WanderLuxxe, Angeleno, and Force Fitness. Guests enjoyed Casamigos specialty cocktails, Peroni beer, and Malibu Rocky Oaks wines.

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