It’s election season therefore the lies and contradictions are being delivered on an everyday basis. Cookie Lyon lives by the motto keep it real or keep it moving. The CEO of Lyon Dynasty never hesitates to tell the truth as proven by the following Cookie Lyon meme:
Cookie Lyon Empire Memes
Similar to politicians Cookie has contradicted herself numerous times on Empire and we love her too much to give her an easy pass. While her quote in the above meme was real the statement she made in the scene below showed the sweet side of Empire’s street queen. Cookie sounded a bit shook on the sidewalk…?
Cookie Lyon Bad Neighborhood Empire
While Cookie may have been joking in the scene above the CEO of Lyon Dynasty has contradicted herself on numerous occasions. This article explores some of our favorite Cookie Contradictions.
One of our favorite Cookie contradictions involves her youngest son, Hakeem Lyon. After Cookie’s former boy-toy, Laz, pushes Hakeem Cookie smacks Laz silly letting him know to never touch her son:
Cookie Lyon Smacks Laz Empire
While we fully understand the ‘I’m the only one who disciplines my child’ concept, Laz pushed Hakeem whereas Loretha beat him with a broom, leaving visible wounds that Lucious found amusing:
Cookie Lyon Beats Hakeem With Broom
Lucious Hakeem Lyon Empire TV Show
Speaking of Laz, Cookie didn’t waste anytime giving up the Nookie!?
Cookie Laz Empire
Wait, didn’t Cookie just meet Laz? The real Cookie Lyon understands that men like a chase and she gives them something to pursue:
Cookie’s Nookie, Ditch the Bitch
Never mind, 17 years.
Cookie Malcolm Empire
In Empire’s Season 2 premiere Cookie assures her son Jamal that she is not a snitch.
Cookie Lyon I Ain’t No Snitch
We guess Cookie forgot about that deal she made with the Feds:
Cookie Lyon Frank Gathers Snitch
Cookie Lyon Snitch Bitch
Whether Cookie knew what she was doing or not, Lucious would probably describe the situation like this:
Speaking of the former CEO of Empire Entertainment, he explains the contradictions of his relationship with Cookie the best:
Lucious Love Hate Relationship
Cookie and Lucious Lyon prove that love is complicated: One second Cookie is insulting Lucious, letting him know that she doesn’t need him, the next second the future looks bright for Cookie and Lucious Lyon:
Cookie Always Gonna Eat
Cookie Lyon Empire Love
Cookie Lucious Lyon Empire Wipes Tears
Cookie Lucious Look Empire
Empire Midseason Finale Cookie Lucious Hug
Cookie’s contradictions make her the fabulous person that she is and we love her! Alice Walker explains “Be nobody’s darling; be an outcast. Take the contradictions of your life and wrap around you like a shawl, to parry stones to keep you warm.”
“A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions – so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect.” Keep up the great work Cookie, we’ll never forget how much better you make us!