‘Empire’ Star Taraji P. Henson Auditioned For ‘Scandal’ — And Didn’t Get The Part

Empire actress Taraji P. Henson made a confession to Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds in Variety‘s “Actors on Actors” series: Henson auditioned for the iconic role of Olivia Pope on ABC’s hit show Scandal. Kerry Washington ultimately won the role and has truly come to define the character — and Henson agrees, according to Variety. “I auditioned for […]