Taraji P. Henson

BET Awards 2021 Winners: The Complete List

Taraji P. Henson hosted the 2021 BET Awards from Los Angeles on June 27, and stars Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X and Queen Latifah were responsible for some key moments.

June 28, 2021

How Taraji P. Henson Celebrated the Year of the Black Woman at 2021 BET Awards

Taraji P. Henson said celebrating Black women isn’t a fad or a trend, but a “forever mood” while hosting the 2021 BET Awards. Relive her opening message to fans.

June 28, 2021


How Taraji P. Henson Feels About Following in Carol Burnett's Footsteps for NBC's Annie Live!

Actress Taraji P. Henson opens up about playing Miss Hannigan in Annie Live! and if she's talked to legend Carol Burnett about the role. Plus, scoop on hosting this Sunday's BET Awards.

June 25, 2021

Taraji P. Henson to Star as Miss Hannigan in NBC's Annie Live!

No more hard knock life for us! Taraji P. Henson is going to play Miss Hannigan in NBC's Annie Live! musical this winter and casting is now open for the lead role.

June 8, 2021


Why Taraji P. Henson's Mental Health Program for Black Students Is So Important

On E! News' Daily Pop, Taraji P. Henson opened up about the importance of her new mental health campaign, The Unspoken Curriculum.

May 26, 2021

"Think Like A Man" 9th Anniversary: E! News Rewind

It's been 9 years since "Think Like A Man" the movie was released! Take a look back at E!'s 2012 interviews with Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union and more!

April 20, 2021

Octavia Spencer, Gabrielle Union and More Stars React to Taraji P. Henson's Nude Photo Prank

Octavia Spencer "nearly fainted" after receiving a shocking text from her friend Taraji P. Henson. Scroll on to see the message the Empire star sent her celeb friends.

April 2, 2021

Taraji P. Henson Mourns Death of Beloved Dog in Heartfelt Message

After asking fans for prayers, Taraji P. Henson shared the heartbreaking news that her dog KBall passed away. See her gut-wrenching message.

March 29, 2021

Why Women Everywhere Love Taraji P. Henson's Haircare Line

From straight tresses to curly strands and everything in between, Taraji has all of your hair needs covered.

March 22, 2021


Taraji P. Henson Says She "Kept Imagining" Suicide Last Year Before Getting Help

Taraji P. Henson opened up about her mental health struggles and contemplating suicide amid the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in an exclusive interview with E! News.

January 29, 2021

Gabourey Sidibe Reflects on Her Battle With an Eating Disorder in Conversation on Mental Health

In a conversation on Taraji P. Henson's Facebook Watch series Peace of Mind, Gabourey Sidibe opened up about her battle with bulimia.

January 22, 2021

Watch Taraji P. Henson Tear Up as She Recalls Telling Her Son That His Father Was Murdered

During the fourth episode of Peace of Mind With Taraji, Taraji P. Henson recalled sharing the heartbreaking news with her then 9-year-old son that his father was murdered.

January 6, 2021


Watch Mary J. Blige Give Taraji P. Henson Her Best Self-Care Tip in This Peace of Mind Sneak Peek

In this exclusive preview of Taraji P. Henson’s latest Peace of Mind episode, the actress sits down with Mary J. Blige to discuss self-care and the importance of mental wellbeing.

December 24, 2020

Taraji P. Henson Reveals She Contemplated Suicide During the Pandemic

On her Facebook Watch series, actress Taraji P. Henson spoke at length about the "dark moment" she faced after the COVID-19 pandemic left her feeling withdrawn and isolated.

December 24, 2020

Tamar Braxton Candidly Discusses Her Suicide Attempt and "Toxic Lifestyle"

During Taraji P. Henson's mental health show on Monday, Braxton Family Values star Tamar Braxton opened up about her "toxic lifestyle" and her subsequent suicide attempt over the summer.

December 21, 2020

Gabrielle Union Recalls Stepdaughter Zaya Wade Feeling “Outed” on Social Media

On her Facebook Watch show Peace of Mind, Taraji P. Henson spoke to Gabrielle Union about her stepdaughter Zaya, who is transgender, dealing with the world finding out about her transition.

December 14, 2020

How to Watch the 2020 American Music Awards On TV and Online

Taraji P. Henson will be hosting the highly-anticipated 2020 American Music Awards on Nov. 22. Find out all the star studded details and how to watch ahead of the big night!

November 22, 2020


Who Host Taraji P. Henson Is Most Excited to See Perform at the 2020 American Music Awards

Taraji P. Henson stopped by Daily Pop ahead of this Sunday's 2020 American Music Awards. Find out why she wanted to host, who she's excited to see perform & more below!

November 20, 2020

Megan Thee Stallion Recruits Taraji P. Henson, Blac Chyna and More For Steamy "Body" Music Video

Megan Thee Stallion's latest music video "Body" delivered cameos from Taraji P. Henson, Blac Chyna and other female celebs. Keep scrolling to watch the star-studded visuals.

November 20, 2020

Taraji P. Henson to Host the 2020 American Music Awards

Empire star Taraji P. Henson will host the 2020 American Music Awards, set to honor stars like Megan Thee Stallion, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift.

November 2, 2020

Taraji P. Henson and Kelvin Hayden Break Up 2 Years After Getting Engaged

"I haven't said it yet, but it didn't work out," Taraji P. Henson shared on a recent episode of The Breakfast Club. Scroll on to learn more about her split from Kelvin Hayden.

October 19, 2020

Taraji P. Henson's "Hidden Figures" Interview: E! News Rewind

Happy 50th Birthday, Taraji P. Henson! In honor of her special day, check out this 2016 interview where she talks starring in the Oscar-nominated film. Watch!

September 11, 2020

Why Taraji P. Henson Feels "Incomplete" Without a Proper Empire Series Finale

Could the story of Empire continue? Or at least get a proper ending?

April 22, 2020