Cookie On Fleek: Taraji Henson Responds To Outrage Over ‘Empire’ Stereotypes – “I’m Glad You’re Mad!”

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Taraji P. Henson Covers Uptown Magazine And Talks Empire Stereotypes

‘Empire’ leading lady Taraji P. Henson is steaming up the pages of Uptown Magazine’s latest issue and talkin’ that talk in the process. Uptown recently caught up with the oscar-award winning actress for a quick sit down and she dished on all things ‘Empire,” including some of the backlash the show has received for honing in on African-American stereotypes.

Check out some of what she had to say below.

via Uptown Magazine

On Black Actors Having to Take Turns in Hollywood:
It feels good that there’s not just one black person. I don’t like that we get fixated on one or two at a time, or three at a time.

If you look at Caucasian Hollywood, every year there’s a handful of new faces you’ve never seen before, then after that, they got five movies coming out and they’re introducing…

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