Taraji P. Henson

Pop Smoke’s Brother Said Rapper Received Death Threats Before He Was Killed

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Yesterday, Pop Smoke’s brother, Obasi Jackson, sat down with Taraji P. Henson for the latest episode of her Peace of Mind Facebook series. He revealed that prior to his brother’s death, Pop had been receiving death threats. However, they did not know who the threats were coming from. “All of that stuff he went through, […]

Asian Doll Sits Down With Taraji P. Henson to Discuss King Von’s Passing

Asian Doll Shows Off Massive New $85K King Von Chain

In the year 2020, we have lost so many creative minds and artists on the rise. One of the lives the industry lost in 2020 was Chicago rapper, King Von, who was murdered outside of an Atlanta nightclub after a dispute with another rapper. Since his passing, Asian Doll has been very vocal about her […]

Mary J. Blige Says She ‘Won’t Deprive Myself of Love’ After Divorce But Prefers Being Single Than Making The Same Mistakes ‘Over and Over’

Mary J. Blige Says She Wont Deprive Myself of Love After Divorce But Prefers Being Single Than Making The Same Mistakes Over and Over

Mary J. Blige is the latest guest to appear on Taraji P. Henson’s Facebook Watch series, Peace of Mind With Taraji. The singer dealt with a public divorce after a 10-year marriage with Kendu Isaacs and talks about the romantic lessons she learned. Instead of rushing into another situation, Mary says she’ll “rather be single […]

Taraji P. Henson Reveals She Contemplated Suicide During the Pandemic

Taraji P. Henson Reveals She Contemplated Suicide During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic affected everyone differently and Taraji P. Henson reveals that she contemplated suicide. The actress is open about her struggles with depression and anxiety, and said that she had a “dark moment” in recent months. “For a couple of days, I couldn’t get out of the bed, I didn’t care. That’s not me. […]

Taraji P. Henson Makes Directorial Debut With High School Comedy ‘Two-Faced’

Taraji P. Henson Makes Directorial Debut With High School Comedy 'Two-Faced'

Words by: Sentwali Holder Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson is preparing to take her talents behind the camera.  The Empire star is set to make her directorial debut on Two-Faced, a comedy from Hollywood production powerhouse, BRON Studios.  Henson recently finished six seasons of the Emmy-nominated Fox series, Empire, as the fan-favorite Cookie Lyon, but […]

Taraji P. Henson to Host Facebook Watch Mental Health Talk Show

Taraji P. Henson Reveals She Contemplated Suicide During the Pandemic

Taraji P. Henson is following Jada Pinkett-Smith’s footsteps and joining the Facebook Watch family with a series titled, Peace of Mind With Taraji. “I’ve long been a mental-health advocate for the black community, and created the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in 2018 that has provided resources to thousands of people who are struggling,” she said in […]

Taraji P. Henson to Produce ‘Empire’ Spinoff Focused on Cookie Lyon

Taraji P. Henson Reveals She Contemplated Suicide During the Pandemic

Empire came to an abrupt end following season six due to the coronavirus pandemic. But Taraji P. Henson is picking up the pieces with a spinoff series centered on her character, Cookie Lyon. The actress’ production company, TPH Entertainment, will produce the show while Lee Daniels and Danny Strong will serve as executive producers. The Hollywood […]

Celebrities Call for Justice for DJ Henry, Wants Case to be Re-Opened

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Some of your favorite black celebrities are linking up to call for the reopening of a 10-year-old case that resulted in the death of an unarmed Black man at the hands of Pleasantville police. On October 17th, 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr was shot and killed by a white officer, Aaron Hess, in New York. […]

Taraji P. Henson Teams Up With Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation to Raise Awareness for Mental Health Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

Taraji P. Henson Reveals She Contemplated Suicide During the Pandemic

Taraji P. Henson is a known advocate for mental health. Her foundation, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF), partnered with the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation to provide mental health support to first responders and essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. TASF was founded by the late rapper’s mother, Afeni Shakur. The organizations launched the Matching […]

50 Cent Trolls Taraji P. Henson over His New Show Replacing ‘Empire’

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On Saturday, Jan 25, 50 Cent took to Instagram to respond to comments made by Taraji P. Henson during an appearance on T.I.’s ExpediTIously podcast. T.I. had asked Taraji what she thought about 50’s constant trolling and sparking competition between Power and Empire. 50 had once claimed that Empire stole Power‘s marketing model and apparently […]

Taraji P. Henson Launches Hair Care Line for Scalp Treatment

Taraji P. Henson Launches Hair Care Line for Scalp Treatment

Taraji P. Henson launched her own natural hair care line inspired by her personal problems with her scalp. The actress’s new brand, TPH, consists of 18 products and it specializes in keeping natural hair textures moisturized under protective hairstyles like braids, weaves, and wigs, as per Stylecaster. The affordable products are all under 15 bucks […]

Damon Threatens Cookie in Upcoming Episode of ‘Empire’

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It’s Empire Tuesdays and the sneak peek is looking crazy. While Lucious’ plan to escape from the Feds finally comes to a head, Cookie finds herself in a dangerous situation with Damon. Andre is haunted by a ghost from his past that he can’t seem to shake and Tiana receives backlash from fans over a […]

‘Empire’ Coming to an End Following Sixth Season

'Empire' to Coming to an End Following Sixth Season

We recently reported that Empire was renewed for a sixth season without Jussie Smollett but it looks like that will also be the last season. “We are turning the final season into a large TV event, we are trying to go out guns a blazing,” Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier said of Season 6. “You […]

Taraji P. Henson Announces Two-Day Mental Health Summit

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May is mental health awareness and actress Taraji P. Henson wants to encourage the African American community that it is okay to speak about mental health. Thursday the Empire star announced her foundation, the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, which is named after her late father will host a two- day mental health summit. The Can […]

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