We have to admit it, when Mo’Nique said she was initially offered the role of Cookie on Empire, we were a bit skeptical. Not that we doubted Mo’s talent, we just couldn’t imagine anyone but Taraji P. Henson in the role. But when we talked to the Blackbird star about the controversy and she challenged Lee […]

Speaking objectively, Empire is the kind of hit that FOX  hasn’t seen in quite a while. Ratings are climbing every single week as the story of a hip-hop dynasty unfolds before our eyes. Some reports say it may even end its first season run as the most watched drama on television. Beyond the general setting, hip-hop focus, […]

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If you get a kick out of watching Cookie act out on Fox’s runaway hit “Empire” as the feisty ex-wife of hip-hop mogul Lucious Lyon,…

The Screen

Love and Hip Hop Atlanta reality star Joseline Hernandez is out in the world thinking that she was the inspiration for Empire’s Cookie. Really. “I know Cookie been taking some lessons from me. I mean, where do you think she get it from? That ain’t all her character, that’s Joseline Hernandez’s character, honey. I know it for […]


Cookie met Lucious for dinner, under the impression the rose he’d left meant more than it did.  As it turned out, it was a family dinner where Lucious announced his engagement to Anika.  Too bad Cookie showed up wearing nothing but lingerie and a fur coat! MUST SEE: Taraji P. Henson Gives The Cookie Treatment To […]

Singer R. Kelly is back to his over the top freaky self with the release of his new album “Black Panties,” which is in stores now. Judging from the album’s title, there’s no need to question what the collection of songs is about. R. Kelly recently dropped a video for the album’s latest single “Cookie.” […]