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Taraji P. Henson Fires Back at 50 Cent After Empire Diss: 'Loose Change Makes So Much Unnecessary Noise'

Taraji P. Henson Fires Back at 50 Cent After Empire Diss

Originally posted 09/25/2016 01:30PM

Taraji P. Henson channeled her inner Cookie Lyons and fired back at 50 Cent.

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Fall TV's Biggest Cliffhangers Answered!

Originally posted 09/23/2016 11:35AM

Spoiler alert!

When some of our favorite TV shows ended in the spring, they went out with deadly cliffhangers and shocking last-minute reveals. Now as our favorite shows return, we're keeping tabs on the biggest questions and offering up some answers (check back as more shows premiere)!

Warning for those who haven't yet watched the season premieres of Empire, Grey's Anatomy and Transparent: Plot details will be revealed.

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Gabourey Sidibe Advises a 12-Year-Old Girl on How to Overcome Bullies and Find Self-Love

Originally posted 09/21/2016 01:20PM

Gabourey Sidibe has learned to shrug off online haters and become more confident in herself over the years. And now she's sharing her secrets with the next generation.

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Taraji P. Henson's Top 5 Most Dramatic Beauty Moments in Honor of Her Emmy Nomination

Taraji P. Henson's Top 5 Most Dramatic Beauty Moments in Honor of Her Emmy Nomination

Originally posted 09/18/2016 04:35AM

See the actress's best hair and makeup looks

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Taraji P. Henson Says She Accidentally Brought a Little Cookie to Hidden Figures

Originally posted 09/12/2016 06:00PM

This fall, Taraji P. Henson has two high-profile projects on her plate. For one, she'll be reprising her role as the inimitable Cookie Lyons when Empire returns on Sept. 21.

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FIRST LOOK: Mariah Carey Has the Keys to the Empire

Originally posted 08/26/2016 01:55PM

The wait is almost over for both Empire fans and Lambs alike.

The hit series dropped a brand-new season 3 trailer on Friday, offering viewers their first official glimpse at Mariah Carey's upcoming role.

First released by Entertainment Weekly, the promo shows the pop diva, who plays a singer named Kitty, joining Jamal (Jussie Smollett) in the recording studio.

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Fox Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Allegedly Causing Lockdowns While Filming Empire at Juvenile Detention Center

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Fox Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Allegedly Causing Lockdowns While Filming Empire at Juvenile Detention Center

Originally posted 08/25/2016 01:40PM

Empire is stirring up drama before its latest season even hits airwaves.

Fox has been hit with a class action lawsuit stemming from the filming of the popular series at a Chicago juvenile detention center – the setting for the first two episodes of season 2 – according to court documents obtained by Deadline.

The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in the U.S. Northern District Court of Illinois, alleges that while filming at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in June, July and August 2015, Empire caused three separate lockdowns.

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Empire's Rafael de la Fuente on Playing a Gay, Minority Character: 'It's Necessary and Important'

Originally posted 08/12/2016 04:30PM

Empire's Rafael de la Fuente loves being on a hit TV show, but he's even more grateful because of the type of character he's playing.

As Michael, the boyfriend of middle son Jamal (Jussie Smollett), de la Fuente is playing one of the few gay minority characters currently on television.

"I'm very proud of that," the actor, 29, says in a video exclusive to PEOPLE from the third annual Platino Awards, which were held in Uruguay in July and celebrates the Ibero-American film industry. "It's been amazing because we've gotten so many tweets and messages on Instagram and emails from fans that are so grateful that we are giving face to these characters and just putting it out there. It's necessary and important."

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UpdatePosted 08/09/2016 10:20AM

Mariah Carey to Guest-Star on the Upcoming Season of Empire

Originally posted 08/08/2016 02:00PM

It's been a long time coming, but Mariah Carey is officially coming to Empire!

After months of speculation, FOX announced on Monday that the musical icon is set to appear on the hit show's October 5 episode.

Carey, 46, is set to play Kitty, "a mega-superstar who comes to Empire to collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) on an explosive new song. When the duet encounters obstacles, Kitty help Jamal dig deep to overcome personal difficulties and reach a musical breakthrough," according to the press release.

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Empire Star Kaitlin Doubleday Is Married!

Empire Star Kaitlin Doubleday Is Married!

Originally posted 05/07/2016 12:10AM

Can't rain on this parade!

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