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Taraji P. Henson Gets Her Own Day in Washington D.C.

February 8th is officially Taraji P. Henson Day!

The 48-year-old actress was presented with the special honor on Friday afternoon (February 8) at the Office of the Mayor in Washington, D.C.

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Mayor Muriel Bowser gave Taraji a Proclamation to the City, officially recognizing the day in her honor.

“And then THIS HAPPENED!!!! I am just so honoredโ€ผ๏ธ From an #aroundthewaygirl with dreams I thank you @mayor_bowser and the entire city for riding with me for all of my life!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜‚ #GodIs ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’‹,” Taraji wrote on her Instagram.

Happy Taraji P. Henson Day!

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Is There a 'What Men Want' End Credits Scene? Spoilers!

Taraji P. Henson‘s new movie What Men Want is out in theaters now and you might be wondering if you should stick around for an end credits scene.

We can confirm that there’s a hilarious scene that you should definitely wait around to watch during the credits.

After everything in the movie is all wrapped up, Erykah Badu‘s psychic character Sister starts getting visits from some of the other main characters, including Tracy Morgan‘s Joe Dolla. It’s definitely a funny moment, so stick around.

Pictured inside: Taraji and director Adam Shankman attending the film’s premiere in the nation’s capital on Thursday night (February 7) in Washington, D.C.

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Taraji P. Henson Rides Around as an Undercover Lyft Driver - Watch!

Taraji P. Henson is surprising some unsuspecting riders!

The What Men Want actress put on a disguise and became a Lyft driver for the day for riders in Los Angeles.

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During the ride, Taraji tried her best to read her riders’ minds before revealing her true identity.

She also dropped not-so-subtle hints by referencing her work, including Empire and new movie What Men Want, which is out in theaters on February 8.

Watch Taraji take Lyft riders around below!

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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Taraji P. Henson & Tracy Morgan Host 'What Men Want' Screening in NYC

Taraji P. Henson waves to the camera at a special screening of her new film What Men Want!

The 48-year-old actress hit the red carpet with her co-star Tracy Morgan on Monday night (February 4) at Crosby Street Hotel in New York City.

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They were also joined by cast mates Aldis Hodge and Phoebe Robinson as well as director Adam Shankman.

Tracy‘s wife Megan Wollover was also in attendance!

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

FYI: Taraji is wearing a Lโ€™Agence dress.

Also pictured inside: Taraji outside of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert studios that same evening.

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Taraji P. Henson Reveals What She Told Jussie Smollett After He Was Attacked

Taraji P. Henson wears a colorful skirt while leaving NBC Studios following an appearance on The Today Show on Monday morning (February 4) in New York City.

The Empire actress was on the show to promote her new film What Men Want, in theaters this weekend. Taraji later went to SiriusXM Studios for another interview.

On Today, Taraji opened up about what she told her co-star Jussie Smollett after he was attacked in Chicago last week.

“I just told him to walk in his truth, just stay the Jussie that everybody loves,” she said. “And you saw the outpour of love that he had, so he has touched a lot of people, in his career. So, I just told him just walk in your truth, baby, no one can take that from you.”

FYI: Taraji is wearing Mother denim and Adeam boots at SiriusXM.

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