1: Empire star Taraji P. Henson dishes on the perks and challenges of playing the iconic Cookie Lyon.

2: Taraji talks about the empowerment of portraying a strong, complex female character like Cookie.

3: The actress reveals the struggles of maintaining a work-life balance while juggling a demanding role.

4: Henson opens up about the scrutiny and criticism that comes with being in the spotlight.

5: Cookie Lyon's bold fashion choices have inspired trends and pushed boundaries in the industry.

6: Taraji discusses the impact of Cookie's character on challenging stereotypes and representing diversity.

7: The actress shares how portraying Cookie has influenced her personal growth and confidence.

8: Henson reflects on the legacy of Empire and the lasting impact of Cookie Lyon on pop culture.

9: Taraji P. Henson on the lasting impact of Cookie Lyon, and the lessons she's learned from playing the role.