Taraji P. Henson is always entertaining us with hilarious reactions. From passing out cookie to delivering the perfect response to an impatient teleprompter: “You Gon’ Wait!” At the 2017 Oscars, candy fell from the sky, presenting Taraji with another opportunity to make us laugh with her perfectly timed reactions.
Taraji P. Henson is a go-getter. There’s no opportunity she doesn’t take advantage of. When she saw that her Hidden Figures co-star, Octavia Spencer, got her hands on some candy before her she asked the actress if she was sharing. When Taraji finally got her hands on some candy she couldn’t hide her excitement!
|Taraji P. Henson Reactions|
If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Taraji it’s that she keeps it real. Check out her top 10 reactions of all-time:
10. “Get Off My Train” – Taraji was in Cookie mode at the 2016 Golden Globes. She screamed at a guy that was helping her up the stairs, giving us flashbacks of some of her heated arguments with Lucious.
|Taraji P. Henson 2016 Golden Globes Get Off My Train|
9. Wipe Me Down – Taraji loves Terrence Howard but they have to do enough kissing as Cookie and Lucious Lyon. After Terrence decided to kiss Henson’s cheek at the 2015 Emmys, Taraji decided that she’d rather not have a face full of the actor’s germs.
|Taraji P. Henson 2015 Emmys Terrence Howard|
8. “That’s My Best Friend, My Best Friend, My Best Friend!” – If you wanted an actress that hides her excitement you shouldn’t have invited Taraji. When Regina King won Outstanding Supporting Actress for her role in American Crime, Henson lost it.
|Taraji P. Henson 2015 Emmys Regina King|
7. Hidden Figures No More! At the 2017 SAG Awards, Taraji delivered an amazing speech. Prior to her speech she looked into the camera and let the world know how excited she was. She calmed down at just the right time to accept her trophy and hug Nicole Kidman.
|Taraji P. Henson 2017 SAG Awards|
6. One For You… – At the 2016 Golden Globes Cookie handed out cookies! She later explained that cookies were on the table so she just decided to hand them out. You have to love Taraji. Give her a dull moment and she’ll create magic every time.
|Taraji P. Henson 2016 Golden Globes Passes Out Cookies|
|Taraji P. Henson Mean Tweets|
4. Sharing Is Caring – At the 2017 Oscars, Octavia Spencer got some candy that dropped out the sky before Henson and Taraji wasn’t happy. She asked her Hidden Figures co-star if she was sharing in the most adorable way we’ve ever seen!
|Taraji P. Henson 2017 Oscars Are You Sharing?|
|Taraji P. Henson 2016 Golden Globes You Gon Wait|
|Taraji P. Henson 2015 Emmys Viola Davis|
1. All Smiles – When Taraji finally received her candy from the sky at the 2017 Oscars she was all smiles. She was no longer worried about Octavia sharing and couldn’t wait to enjoy her bag of treats!
|Taraji P. Henson Oscars 2017 Happy Candy|
Which one of Taraji’s reactions is your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below!
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