‘Empire’s’ Cookie Makes First AMA Appearance!

“Empire’s” Taraji P. Henson, a.k.a. Cookie, stepped out for her American Music Awards debut!

“Extra’s” Renee Bargh caught up with the actress on the red carpet at one of music’s biggest award nights.

Taraji happily talked about her newest film, “Hidden Figures,” set to hit theaters in the new year. The film follows a group of African American women who provide NASA with important information for their first successful space missions.

“It shed light on how important it is as women if we stick together,” Henson said. “We are so much more powerful in numbers. I think that message is needed now.”

“Hidden Figures” is in theaters January 6. Taraji also talked “Empire,” music, and politics.


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