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Cookie Empire Taraji P Henson
She's one tough CookieEmpire's Taraji P. Henson is no stranger to animal prints and leather.  Empire's characters mix the swagger of hip-hop and the smoothness of R&B with a dose of glamour.  Saks Fifth Avenue has partnered with Empire to create a multi-platform collaboration that includes Empire themed windows at the Beverly Hill and NewYork flagship stores starting on September 10, 2015.

Saks Fifth Avenue will put curated looks based on outfits inspired by Empire in the windows and on its website.  Noteworthy items will include Alexis Bittar jewelry, Cushine et Ochs ready-to-wear items, MCM handbags and Jimmy Choo footwear.


Cookie Empire Taraji P. Henson
Cookie Empire Taraji P Henson

It's Cookie's Empire: Taraji P. Henson landed an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress.   Hot Cookie! Emire's Taraji P. Henson was also the first African American actress to win a Critics Choice Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series.

Loretha "Cookie" Lyon (nee Holloway) is a character on Fox's Empire portrayed by Taraji P. Henson.  She is a tough-talking, loving mother and a music genius.

BooBoo Kitty
Henson herself is responsible for Cookie's famous catchphrase Boo Boo Kitty.  The phrase is Cookie's nickname for Lucious' former girlfriend Anika (Grace Gealey).

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Empire Boo Boo Kitty


Henson explains that BooBoo Kitty was never written in the script instead she came up with it straight off the cuff.  Empire's co-creator, Danny Strong explains that he began writing the phrase into the script after hearing Henson say it.

Empire's Taraji P. Henson explains that being called Boo Boo Kitty is almost like being called 'bitch' without saying it.

Mariah Carey News
While Cookie is Empire's resident diva, the ex-con may have some competition soon.  Recent Mariah Carey news has been revealed: She is preparing to join season 2 of Empire on Fox.

mariah carey news
Mariah Carey News

Empire Season 2
Empire Season 2 will return on March 30, 2016 and will continue its Wednesday 9:00 pm ET time slot.  Empire Season 2 will consist of 18 episodes.



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