Taraji P. Henson's Team Shake-Up Post 'Empire' Success

Taraji P. Henson reveals her best business decision was firing her team after "Empire."

The actress sought better opportunities beyond her iconic role as Cookie Lyon.

Henson demanded a fitting deal, endorsements, and projects post-"Empire."

Disappointed with the lack of post-show plans, she fired her entire team.

Henson emphasizes the importance of protecting a beloved character like Cookie.

Her decision led to a hiatus, but she returned with diverse roles, including The Bride in Muppets Haunted Mansion.

Henson acknowledges overcoming "Stockholm syndrome" before making the tough call.

The actress reminds others in the industry that they are the prize, the talent.

Henson discusses pay disparity challenges for Black women in the entertainment industry.

Despite hurdles, she continues to excel in projects like "Annie Live!" and "The Color Purple."

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