1. If you’re not already aware, Taraji P. Henson is very possibly the greatest person on Earth.
2. She’s the kind of girl not content just slaying “Just Fine” solo on Lip Sync Battle. Taraji is like, Fuck it, let’s actually bring out Mary J. Blige!
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3. Then she’ll call up MJB, get Kerry Washington on three-way, and bring some #BlackGirlMagic to your regularly scheduled commercial break.
4. She celebrates her friends as if their victories were hers. Like that time Viola Davis won an Emmy in the same category Taraji herself was nominated for, and this happened.
5. But make no mistake — she’s proud of her own wins too.
Can’t properly love others until you love yourself, right?
6. Doesn’t matter if you’re Terrence Howard — if you make an unwelcome advance, she will burn you on national television.
7. And if you try and clown her like her Empire costar Jussie Smollett has been known to do…
8. … she won’t hesitate to handle the situation, Cookie-style.
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9. And she’ll definitely get revenge.
10. I mean, okay, so she’s no stranger to pranking coworkers.
11. She’s just real AF.
12. Taking accidental videos n shit like your grandpa would…
13. … and being cranky at work, just like you.
14. Getting turnt to Slick Rick before going out…
15. … and literally leaving for the Empire’s season two premiere like this.
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16. Plus she’s a little bit of a speed demon…
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17. … who does a mean Chewbacca voice…
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18. … and who isn’t afraid to throw some twerking into the mix as she rides away.
19. Basically, she is everything.
Taraji P Henson, a true American hero. This one’s for you, Queen.