(Video) Taraji P. Henson Channels Cookie Lyon For “The Acting Game” On ‘Fallon’

Empire star Taraji P. Henson stopped by The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon to play a round of ‘The Acting Game.’ Fallon and Henson went head to head, answering a telephone and acting out scenario in the most “sincerely dramatic way possible.” In one of the scenarios, Taraji’s improv skills are put to the test when she’s challenged with playing her Empire character ‘Cookie’ as she finds out from NASA that she will be stranded out in space for six more months. Later, she’s challenged with talking to the husband friend who was calling to explain why he wasn’t in the delivery room for the birth of their triplets, while Fallon suggest Netflix options to Queen Elizabeth with a bad case of gas. Check it out below.

(Video) Cookie Lyon Goes Head-To-Head In A Lip-Sync Battle Against Mary J. Blige

Cookie Lyon – not the wanna-be – better known as Ms. Taraji P. Henson says that she can battle the best of them. In a lip-sync battle for her life, Taraji goes head-to-head with R&B songstress, Mary J. Blige. Check out the hilarious lip moving down bottom.

Woman Who Claims She’s The “Real Cookie” Sues ‘Empire’ For Allegedly Stealing Her Life Story

It looks like the smash-hit TV show Empire is looking at some possible legal trouble. A Detroit native named Sophia Eggleston is claiming that she is the real-life version of Cookie Lyon, the diva on Empire played by Taraji P. Henson. Eggleston is so convinced that the producers stole her life that she has filed a $300 million lawsuit against co-creator Lee Daniels and the Fox network.

(Video) #FREELUCIOUS: Watch The Teaser For Season 2 Of “Empire”

“New Money, New Music, New Power,” coming with the season two premiere of Empire. It’s like the show never left, and were already less than two months away from one of the most exciting nights in television. Fox releases a 30-second teaser that gives us a glimpse of the Lyons on a war path. #FreeLucious Check out the clip – with hot music of course – down bottom.

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