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Empire Recap: Hakeem's Oedipal Complex Is Exposed


Empire Recap: Cookie Continues to Pull Everyone's Strings and Hakeem's Oedipal Complex Is Exposed

Originally posted 01/29/2015 07:30AM

Wednesday's episode of Empire saw a kinder, gentler Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) – but only because she was successfully playing with everyone's strings like the leopard print-wearing puppet master she is.

While youngest son Hakeem (Bryshere Gray) still won't give her the time of day, Cookie managed to gain one more client in Tiana (Serayah McNeill) Hakeem's kind-of girlfriend, and orchestrate another in jailed rapper Titan (Jim Beans).

Meanwhile, Lucious's (Terrence Howard) old boss, Billy Beretti (Judd Nelson) threatened to bring Empire down should they go through with going public.

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First Look: See Courtney Love on Empire | Courtney Love


Courtney Love Guest Stars on Empire – and She Looks Incredible!

Originally posted 01/28/2015 07:35PM

Courtney Love's latest gig has her rocking more than her usual guitar.

The Hole frontwoman is headed to Fox's Empire – and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at her bedazzled appearance on the new hit show.

Empire stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson as the patriarch and matriarch behind a a successful record label. And Love, 50, will have a recurring role on the series as "a hard rock powerhouse, who is part of Empire Entertainment’s stable of artists," according to FOX.

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Taraji P. Henson on Dating: 'Men Don't Court Anymore'

Originally posted 01/08/2015 07:40PM

Taraji P. Henson just wants a proper date night.

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Fourth Child on the Way for Terrence Howard

Fourth Child on the Way for Terrence Howard

Originally posted 01/02/2015 10:15AM

It's the first baby together for the Empire star and wife Miranda

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Filed Under: Empire, Terrence Howard
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Nebraska – a Hidden Gem of a  Movie: PEOPLE's Review

See This/Skip That: From The Best Man Holiday to Nebraska

Originally posted 11/15/2013 02:30PM

All the fellas are back in The Best Man Holiday, which, PEOPLE's critics say, should please the crowds. But the real winner is Bruce Dern in a hidden gem called Nebraska.

Here's what to see and what to skip at the movies this weekend.

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Oprah Winfrey Returns to the Silver Screen in The Butler

Originally posted 05/09/2013 02:35PM

Oprah's back – on the big screen, that is – in The Butler.

Based on the life of Eugene Allen, the White House head butler who served eight presidents during a 34-year career, the film stars Forest Whitaker playing a character called Cecil Gaines. Oprah plays his wife, Gloria Gaines.

As shown in the intriguing two-minute, thirty-second trailer, the OWN network mogul, 59, shows off the acting chops that once earned her an Oscar nomination, for 1985's The Color Purple.

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Terrence Howard Auctions Off Puppy for Charity | Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard Auctions Off Puppy for Charity

Originally posted 10/21/2011 06:00PM

Now there's a gift bag with bite!

Terrence Howard helped auction off an adorable puppy on Oct. 17 during the Alfred Mann Foundation Gala in Santa Monica, Calif. The actor was placed in charge of caring for the Cavapoo during the evening, which aimed to raise funds for individuals suffering from debilitating medical diseases. Howard spent so much time with the pup that he even expressed difficulty in handing it over after a winner had been chosen.

While Howard has no pets of his own, he has put his love of animals on display at past events. Perhaps it's time he considered expanding his brood?

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Filed Under: Dogs, Terrence Howard
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Terrence Howard Is Getting Divorced | Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard Is Getting Divorced

Originally posted 02/03/2011 03:05PM

Almost exactly a year after saying, "I do," Terrence Howard and his wife Michelle are ending their marriage.

Citing irreconcilable differences, Michelle filed for divorce from the Oscar-nominated star of Hustle & Flow, 41, on Jan. 27 in Los Angeles Superior Court.

The couple have no children, and Michelle is seeking spousal support.
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Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard Hop Soul Train | Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard Hop Soul Train

Originally posted 09/17/2010 11:20AM

Reunited, and it feels so good: Oscar nominees Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will return to host the 2nd annual Soul Train Awards, airing Nov. 28 on Centric.

"You will see our chemistry come alive on television," Henson, 40, tells PEOPLE, while Howard, 41, adds: "You're going to see what friends are about. Soul Train represents family. She tells me I remind her of her daddy, and I tell her she reminds me of my favorite aunt. This is my family."

The program will honor R&B legends Anita Baker, 52, and Ronald Isley, 69, and Henson hints that she may surprise viewers with a few numbers herself. "

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Terence Howard Among Golden Globe Announcers | Terrence Howard

Terence Howard Among Golden Globe Announcers

Originally posted 12/05/2008 02:40PM

Elizabeth Banks, Terrence Howard and Rainn Wilson will join Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Jorge Camara next Thursday to announce the nominations for the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Nominations will be announced in 25 categories and are part of the initial kick-off to the Hollywood awards season.

The Golden Globes will take place Jan. 11 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with a live NBC telecast airing at 8 p.m. (EST).
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