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Taraji P. Henson And 50 Cent Feud On Instagram Over 'Empire' Ratings

50 Cent is once again hitting out at Fox series ‘Empire’, accusing the show of suffering from a drop in ratings. But what 50 probably didn't count on was actress Taraji P Henson, who plays...

Taraji P. Henson And 50 Cent Feud Online Over Empire

The series, which also stars Terrence Howard, returned for its third season on Wednesday (21Sep16) and following the premiere, the In Da Club star reportedly took to Instagram and posted a shot of...

Jussie Smollett: 'Mariah Is A Professional Diva!'

Mariah has always had a reputation for being high maintenance, with reports suggesting her tour rider has previously stipulated 20 white kittens, 100 doves and a pink podium be placed in her dressing room.The Baby...

Taraji P. Henson: 'I Will Not Stop Until I Find The Love Of My Life'

The 45-year-old Empire star has experienced a lifetime of heartache and pain in her romantic life, but she refuses to give up on romance.The single mum, whose high school sweetheart William Lamar Johnson - the...

Lee Daniels' Empire Lawsuit Moving Forward

Sophia Eggleston filed a $300 million (£228.2 million) lawsuit in August (15), claiming the show's central character, Cookie Lyon - played by Taraji P. Henson - is so similar to herself that Daniels...

The Simpsons To Get Hour Long Hip Hop Special

'The Simpsons' is set to get its first hour long episode - a hip hop special.The animated comedy TV show is to get a double-length episode titled 'The Great Phatsby', and will be a rap...

Taye Diggs Going Political On Empire

The former Private Practice star is joining the hip-hop centred series as a "New York councilman with a Harvard law degree and a wealthy family background." Empire star Taraji P. Henson joked...

Beyonce Takes Home Four Gongs At Bet Awards

The 34-year-old singer claimed the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist award, as well as the prestigious gong for Video of the Year for Formation. Her hit also earned her the Centric Award, while Beyonce completed her...

Taraji P. Henson To Play Historic Rocket Scientist In New Space Mission Movie

The Hustle & Flow star is best known for playing tough Cookie Lyon in TV hit Empire, but she's determined not to get typecast - and her latest film role could not be...

Taraji P. Henson And Natalie Dormer To Be Feted At 2016 Crystal + Lucy Awards

The Empire star will be honoured with the Lucy award in recognition for her excellence in television, while Game of Thrones actress Dormer will be presented with The Women In Film Max Mara...

Drake Leads Bet Nominations With Nine Nods

The 29-year-old singer's career is going from strength to strength, with the acknowledgment of his success in the list of BET nominations, released on Thursday (19May16), the latest indication. Among the categories Drake is nominated...

Pharrell Williams To Produce And Compose Music For Space Drama

The Oscar-nominated artist is one of the film's new backers, and he will also write and create original songs and oversee all musical elements for the movie and its soundtrack. Based on...

Ron Newt Hits Back At Empire With Reality Tv Show

Ron, author of the book and script Bigger than Big, is currently suing Rupert Murdoch, American television network Fox Broadcasting, Empire, Lee Daniels, Danny Strong, Terrence Howard, and Malcolm Spellman for copyright infringement and plagiarism,...

Judge Dismisses Empire Lawsuit Against Lee Daniels

Romanus Castro launched legal papers against Daniels, producer Danny Strong and bosses at America's Fox Network, alleging they stole ideas from his screenplay, titled The Summit of Beauty of Love, for the series...

Janelle Monae Lands Space Drama Movie Role

The star will appear alongside Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner in the film, based on the true story of three African-American women who helped astronaut John Glenn become the first...

Taraji P. Henson: 'I Love Our Troops'

The Empire star visited a base in Yokota and asked to try on the gear the troops have to wear on a daily basis. After feeling how heavy the equipment was, Henson began...

Taraji P. Henson: 'I Love Boxing'

The Empire star has taken up the high-intensity gym workout and admits she loves to punch it out purely for the exercise. "I love it," she told U.S. chat show Live!...

Taraji P. Henson Blames Friends For Super Bowl Coldplay Gaffe

The Empire star was enjoying the big game from the comfort of a VIP suite at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, where she was joined by her rumoured boyfriend, American footballer Kelvin...

Taraji P. Henson Mistakes Coldplay For Maroon 5

The Empire star attended the big football game in Santa Clara, California on Sunday (07Feb16), and she posted a video from her seat at the Levi's Stadium as the British rockers were performing....

Jussie Smollett To Receive Naacp Chairman's Award

The actor/singer, who portrays musician Jamal Lyon on the hit hip-hop drama, will be one of eight recipients of the Chairman's Award, which is presented in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public...

Lee Daniels Wants Empire Lawsuit Thrown Out

Sophia Eggleston filed a $300 million (£200 million) lawsuit in August (15), claiming the show's central character, Cookie Lyon - played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to herself that creator Lee...

Taraji P. Henson: 'Empire Sheds Light On Gay Struggles'

The 45-year-old picked up a Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Television Drama on Sunday (10Jan16) for her work as Cookie Lyon in the hit Fox musical drama, and took a moment to...

Taraji P. Henson Hands Out Cookies As She Wins Golden Globe For 'Empire'

Taraji P. Henson scored her first Golden Globes win on Sunday, taking home the Best Actress – Television Series, Drama award at the 2016 ceremony. When her name was called the ‘Empire’ star wasted no...

Taraji P. Henson And Kelvin Hayden Spark Dating Rumours

The Empire star and former Chicago Bears player Hayden were photographed walking along a beach hand-in-hand in Miami on Monday (28Dec15). Henson has yet to comment on the reports, but she...

Taraji P. Henson Named USA Today's Entertainer Of The Year

The Empire star has been feted for her role as Cookie Lyons in the hit TV drama - a part that has dramatically changed her life, despite her previous success. "Who...

Taraji P. Henson And Janelle Monae Join Alicia Keys' Charity

The No One star has formed a new council for her Keep a Child Alive charity and has enlisted her celebrity friends to help her raise awareness about HIV and AIDS, according to...

Taraji P. Henson's Tv Character Tops 2015 Beauty Moments List

Taraji and Reese Witherspoon appear on separate covers of the trade publication as editors celebrate the eye-popping style moments from the past 12 months, and the Hustle & Flow star's TV fashions have...

Taraji P. Henson Thrilled To Reconnect With Homecoming Queen

The Empire star was asked to pick a person from her past from a gallery of six people, and after choosing a guy who had no links to the star, she chose Vanessa...

Taraji P. Henson 'Planned' Her Success

Taraji P. Henson claims her success was ''strategically planned.''The 'Empire' actress, who has been nominated for an Oscar and an Emmy, had to work very hard for all of her achievements, but believes she is...

Taraji P. Henson Brands Empire Feud Rumour 'Silly'

The pair play former married couple Cookie and Lucious Lyon in the hit drama but it was recently reported they don't get on behind the scenes. A seemingly awkward exchange at the...

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