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Friday, February 27, 2015

CELEB: Monique Reveals She Was Originally Offered The Role Of Cookie In 'Empire'

"I Was Supposed to Play Cookie"

In celebrity news, Oscar winner and comedian, Monique, is firing back at Lee Daniels after he said the reason why she blackballed after her Oscar win in 2010 was because she 'did not play the game' meaning she was difficult to work with. She reveals in a exclusive interview with Inside Edition revealing that she was offered the tole of Cookie is new FOX hit show 'Empire'. She was even given the script for role as well.  The role went actress Taraj B Henson.

"Maybe four days had gone by, and I hadn't heard anything. So I'm trying to reach out to him to say, what time do I need to be in? Where do I need to be? When he finally returned the call, he says listen, the executives at Fox said that you're difficult."

Friday, February 13, 2015

VIDEO: Joseline Says 'Empire' Character Cookie Was Inspired By Her

Cookie Inspired By Joseline?

Was Cookie Lyon inspire by out favorite Puerto rican princess? Well Joseline seems to think so. She was asked in a video if she watches the new hit show 'Empire' and seems to think that Taraj B. Henson's character Cookie was based off her. Even though Taraj mentioned in several interviews that the character was inspire by rapper Lil Mim.

“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, hunny. I know it for a fact. Shoutout to Miss Cookie though.”

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