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Taraji P. Henson Joins Anthony Anderson at Black Girls Rock! Awards

Taraji P. Henson jokes around with actor Anthony Anderson as they hit the red carpet at the 2017 Black Girls Rock! Awards on Saturday night (August 5) at the NJPAC Center in Newark, New Jersey.

The stars were joined at the event by fellow actors Issa Rae, Rutina Wesley, Skai Jackson, Yara Shahidi, and Dascha Polanco along with musicians Sza and Ne-Yo and Olympic fencer Ibtihaj-Muhammad.

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The event is created by Beverly Bond back in 2006 and honors Black women who are trailblazers, change makers, or dynamos in their respective fields.

FYI: Taraji is wearing a David Koma dress. Skai is wearing an Ong Oaj Pairam dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes, and Joely Rae jewelry. Dascha is wearing a Tome dress. Yara is wearing an Elie Saab dress. Issa is wearing John Hardy jewelry and carrying an Edie Parker clutch.

10+ pictures inside of the stars arriving at the event…

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Taraji P. Henson Plays a Hit Woman in 'Proud Mary' - Watch the Trailer!

Taraji P. Henson is a total badass in the debut trailer for her new movie Proud Mary.

The Empire actress stars as Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

Danny Glover and Billy Brown also star in the action movie.

Watch the debut trailer for the film below. And look out for Proud Mary, in theaters on January 12, 2018.


Proud Mary Trailer Debut

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Taraji P. Henson Joins Cast of 'Wreck-It Ralph' Sequel!

Taraji P. Henson has officially joined the cast of the upcoming Wreck-It Ralph sequel!

The announcement was made during Pixar’s panel at D23 Expo on Friday (July 14) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

Taraji is set to play an algorithm named Yesss in Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.

“Yesss is a new character who owns the website Buzzaholic,. Yesss knows about everything cool and on trend. And she does spell her name with a triple ‘s.’ Yesss is very savvy, smart and sexy,” Taraji said.

She joins Sarah Silverman and John C. Reilly, who will reprise their roles as Vanellope and Ralph escape the arcade and enter the Internet.

The movie is set to hit theaters on November 21, 2018.

Taraji P. Henson & 'Empire' Cast Step Out at Fox Upfronts in New York

Taraji P. Henson and the cast of Empire are so ready for their next season!

The 40-year-old actress stepped out at the 2017 FOX Upfronts held at Wollman Rink in Central Park on Monday (May 15) in New York City.

Taraji was joined by her co-stars Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollet, Trai Byers, Serayah, Grace Gealey and Rumer Willis as well as director Lee Daniels.

The cast of Empire spinoff Star was also in attendance, including Queen Latifah, Jude Demorest, Quincy Brown, Brittany O’Grady and Ryan Destiny.

That day, it was also announced that Empire and Star will now air on the same night, Wednesdays, starting this fall.

FYI: Taraji is wearing a Vatanika dress. Serayah is wearing a Bossa bodysuit.

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Taraji P. Henson Shines at MTV Movie & TV Awards 2017

Taraji P. Henson sparkles in her dress on the red carpet at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday (May 7) in Los Angeles.

The Empire actress met up with Tyrese Gibson on the carpet where the two shared a playful interaction.

Taraji is nominated for three awards – Best Kiss for Empire with Terrence Howard, Best Hero for Hidden Figures, and Best Actor in a Movie for Hidden Figures. Unfortunately, Taraji has already lost the Best Actor award to Emma Watson for Beauty and the Beast.

Tune in to MTV right now to catch the rest of the show!

FYI: Taraji is wearing an Emilio Pucci dress and Casadei shoes.

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Nia Long's Rep Releases Statement on Reported 'Empire' On Set Feud with Taraji P. Henson

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  • See photos of Marc Anthony‘s 21-year-old new girlfriend – Lainey Gossip
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  • Lauren Jauregui gets cozy with rumored girlfriend – MTV
  • Wedding season is not when you think! – Popsugar

Taraji P. Henson & Nia Long Feud Rumors Are 'Complete Nonsense'

Rumors that Taraji P. Henson and Nia Long are feuding are so not true!

The Empire co-stars were recently the subject of reports that they were not getting along on the hit show’s set.

TMZ reported that Nia was being rude to the show’s crew and this totally aggravated Taraji.

“This story is complete nonsense. Throughout her long, established career, Nia has been nothing but a consummate professional treating all members of productions with respect,” Nia‘s rep said in a statement.

They added, “This is nothing but another complete fabrication about a series that has been plagued by constant rumors of drama and misconduct.”