Apr 10, 2015

[Video] Taraji P Henson says she 'Hates' Cookie Lyon


When you're the star of a smash hit TV show, the pressure that comes with the territory can be a bit much, and over the top. Even for a veteran actress like Taraji P. HensonThursday night Henson stopped by Seth Myers on Late Night and talked her hate for her Empire, alter ego Cookie Lyon
" ...I hate that b----. She's stolen my identity! No one ever calls me by my name anymore. They call me 'Cookie.' " The actress joked when questioned if she ever used the character in real life. 

Although she gets more recognition as the infamous HBIC, being 'Cookie' can't be all that bad, right? Henson then describes the perks of being the character, she gets seated faster at restaurants! 

Henson also talks improvising some of her hit catch phrases like "Boo Boo Kitty", Watch the entire clip below: