1: Empire star Taraji P. Henson reflects on her iconic role as Cookie Lyon.

2: Discover the pros of playing such a complex and fierce character.

3: Cookie's confidence and charisma have captivated audiences worldwide.

4: Despite the fame and success, Henson acknowledges the challenges of portraying Cookie.

5: Balancing fame and privacy can be a tough aspect of her career.

6: Henson embraces the highs and lows of being a public figure.

7: Cookie's influence on popular culture is undeniable.

8: Henson's dedication to her craft shines through in her portrayal of Cookie.

9: In the end, Henson navigates the pros and cons of being Cookie with grace and authenticity.