There is so much to love about Empire, but we'd be lying if we didn't say Cookie Lyon is our favorite character on Fox's hit. Brought to life by the ridiculously talented Taraji P. Henson, Cookie is everything you want in an independent heroine: she doesn't tolerate BS, she's fiercely loyal to her family, and she says everything you want to say. On top of all that, she always looks glamorous, whether she's telling off Camilla Marks (Naomi Campbell) or kicking off her Louboutins. In celebration of Henson's Emmy nomination, read on to see all the times she was your favorite badass on TV.
42 Times Taraji P. Henson Earned Her Emmy Nomination as Cookie Lyon
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