Taraji P. Henson, or better known as Cookie Lyon these days, is everywhere, and yesterday (Mar. 17) she stopped by Power 105.1 for a sit down interview with Angie Martinez.
The famed actress gave Angie Mar a nice little exclusive detail about the season finale of Empire: Cookie gives some of her cookies to her bodyguard-love interest Malcolm, (played by Derek Luke) which she handpicked herself because, “he’s easy on the eyes,” and she rather go with “chocolate or not so light,” for diversity.
Henson also revealed that while she’s thankful for her new found fame due to the FOX hit show, ordinary tasks like grocery shopping have become a bit chaotic.
“It’s overwhelming, going to the store is not going to the store for me anymore,” she said. “I used to do my groceries before, but I had to hire an assistant.”
The 44-year-old actress also talked about working with Terrence Howard and her opinion on the usage of the N-word on the show, among many other things.
But Cookie isn’t the only character getting some action on Empire’s season finale; Jamal is also getting some too. Today (Mar. 18) Bryshere Y. Gray (Hakeem Lyon) and Jussie Smollett (Jamal Lyon) stopped by Angie’s program as well and discussed what more we can expect from the season finale.
“All I can tell you is that Jamal gets him some too, also on top of Daddy’s desk,” Jussie told Angie.
Watch Taraji’s full interview with Angie above and check back here at 4 p.m. today (Mar. 18) to catch Jussie and Bryshere’s entire chat on the finale. — Richy Rosario