Taraji P. Henson

Who's the important woman missing from the new "Women of NASA" Lego set?

When we think of powerful, intelligent women, we have to think of NASA. So many incredible women helped shape the program and teach us about the …


Singer Dawn bares it all in anti-leather PETA billboard high over Highland Park

A anti-leather PETA billboard that shows someone ripping skin from the buttocks of a nude R&B artist is perched high above Highland Park.<p>The …


This Is Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Bob, According to Celeb Hairstylists

Pros share their expertise on Hollywood's "it" cut.<p>The bob may just be the most ubiquitous haircut in Hollywood. Following in the footsteps of stars …


Taraji P. Henson Talks Equality, Power, and Laying the Foundation for Other Women

"If you change your own narrative, that changes the story."<p>Taraji P. Henson thinks that everyone needs feminism. “Who wouldn’t want to be a feminist?” the actress asked, speaking at Marie Claire’s Power Trip. “We need each other, and we need men to understand our plight. We need men to be …

Taraji P. Henson On Being a Single Mom, Loving the Word ‘No’ and Getting Paid

Taraji P. Henson is on top of the world right now. In the past two years, the 47-year-old has starred as the mathematician Katherine Goble Johnson in …


Mila Kunis Poses Awkwardly on Marie Claire's November Cover

A burning question haunting our forums: what exactly is going on over at <i>Marie Claire</i> lately? The magazine has failed to deliver the goods over recent …

Fashion (Australia)

The Pain Is Real: Why Losing A Pet Really Hurts

We feel you, TarajiThe post The Pain Is Real: Why Losing A Pet Really Hurts appeared first on MadameNoire.

Women of Color

The 24 Best Celebrity Hair Transformations of 2017

Of all the nerve-wracking beauty decisions we make, choosing a new hairstyle is by far the most difficult. And if you’re a celebrity with cameras …


50 Major Celebrity Comebacks


Reside Like a Hip-Hop Mogul in the Glamorous Estate Featured on the TV Series Empire

Fans of Fox’s television series Empire can own Lucious Lyon’s palatial lakefront homestead outside of Chicago.<p><i>Empire</i>, the Emmy-nominated television …


How a Marketing Tech Company Uses Giveaways for Mega Social Media Engagement

Fooji Incorporated has helped many entities fall in love with its Twitter-based means to promote various ideas and products. (Image via Twitter)<p>Many …

Procter & Gamble

Taraji P. Henson on How ‘Empire’ Season 4 Will Dive Deeper Into Cookie’s Prison Past

<i>SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not watched “Evil Manners,” the Oct. 11 episode of “Empire’s” fourth season.</i><p>Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) has …


In Case You Missed It: Taraji P. Henson On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Actress Taraji P. Henson made an appearance on <i>THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON</i> on October 6, 2017. She first talked about season 4 of <i>Empire</i> …

Women of Color

From Taraji P. Henson's Power Blonde on Empire to Maggie Gyllenhaal's Hooker Curls on The Deuce, We Ranked the Most Powerful Wigs on TV

The best cameo on <i>Curb Your Enthusiasm</i> this season, so far, is not Carrie Brownstein's perma-constipated assistant, delightful as she is. It's Larry David's terrible wig, the one he thinks will save him from the fatwa declared on his bald head.<p>Whether it's to define a character or to advance a …


Awards Season 2017 Could Really Use a ‘Hidden Figures’

In terms of the Oscar race, every year has its own tenor, its own character. The 2017 Oscar race is still shaping up, so we don’t know what movies or …

Award Shows

'Empire' Star Taraji P. Henson Talks Spinoffs, Guest Stars and Series Future

"She's a woman so she still has to prove herself but Cookie's a fighter," Henson says of her character's new role as the head of Empire.<p>Four seasons …


36 Nonfiction Favorites Now Out in Paperback

<i>This post originally ran in True Story, our nonfiction newsletter. Sign up here!</i>Fall is finally here, which means it’s time to cuddle up with some …


“If She Hadn’t Put Herself In That Situation…” Women Who’ve Made Excuses For Men’s Bad Behavior

Some of these women have even shamed other women in the process.The post “If She Hadn’t Put Herself In That Situation…” Women Who’ve Made Excuses For …

Women of Color

Madea Acts As Trump’s New Communications Director On “The Tonight Show”

"We have nothing to fear but a mad black woman in the White House."


Hot Property: Something for everyone

A pop star with a master suite that takes up a home’s entire second floor. An NBA giant with a 10-car subterranean garage. After you read up on them, take a video tour of the favorite room of NFL Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez.<p>Welcome to this week’s Hot Property roundup, which we hope will provide a …

Real Estate

Taraji P. Henson Posts Sweetest Tribute After Her 16-Year-Old Dog Dies

"I will miss you soooooooooo much!!!"<p>You were loved, Uncle Willie.<p>Taraji P. Henson honored the death of her dog with a heartfelt goodbye on Thursday.<p>“I will miss you soooooooooo much,” the “Empire” star wrote on Instagram.<p>The “Hidden Figures” actress posted several more photos with her adorable …


Taraji P. Henson Has Said Goodbye to Her 16-Year-Old Dog, Uncle Willie

Our hearts go out to the Empire star.<p>Taraji P. Henson is mourning the death of her 16-year-old dog, Uncle Willie. The <i>Empire</i> star took to her …


17 Best Natural Hair Red Carpet Moments of 2017

With each year, it seems more and more celebs are not only embracing their natural hair texture, but flaunting it without apologies, too. The …


Fans Help Taraji P. Henson Mourn The Loss Of Her Dog Uncle Willie

The actress recently announced that her dog Uncle Willie, a Yorkshire Terrier, passed away this week after 16 years. Fans paid tribute to him as …

Women of Color

'Empire' season 4 episode 3 spoilers: Cookie gets denied a credit line

"Empire" season 4, episode 3 titled "Evil Manners" will show Cookie getting denied a credit line which makes her remember her past struggles in life.


Our Favorite ‘Round The Way Girls

These ladies will never change.The post Our Favorite ‘Round The Way Girls appeared first on MadameNoire.

Women of Color

Taraji P. Henson's Weight Loss Is Seriously Inspirational!

YAS GIRL! Empire star Taraji P. Henson has been totally stunning fans with her amazing weight loss. And though she’s always been beautiful, it’s …

Weight Loss

Moana star teases Wreck-It Ralph 2's Disney princess cameos

Auli’i Cravalho is “absolutely” pumped for people to see the <i>Avengers</i> of Disney princesses that is the <i>Wreck-It Ralph</i> sequel.<p>The film, titled <i>Ralph</i> …

Walt Disney Company

TV highlights: ‘Once Upon a Time’ returns to ABC

<i>(All times Eastern.)</i><p><b>Hell’s Kitchen</b> (Fox at 8) The chefs are given 40 minutes to execute their first individual challenge in this week’s episode, which features celebrity guests Jordin Sparks, Joe Mantegna, French Stewart, Keith Sweat and Kirstin Maldonado.<p><b>Great Performances: Havana Time Machine</b> …


Gabrielle Union Opens Up About 9 Heartbreaking Miscarriages + JHud Shows Beyoncé & Issa Rae Love In COSMOPOLITAN

<b>Gabrielle Union</b> shares a very intimate part of her life involving her multiple miscarriages. Read the heartbreaking details, plus check out <b>Jennifer</b> …

Black Culture