Taraji P. Henson has finally become a TikTok icon

An old Empire clip has TikTok obsessed with Taraji P. Henson in the "put me first" trend. The musical drama series aired on Fox from 2015 to 2020 and Henson starred as Cookie Lyon…. the formerly incarcerated ex-wife of record label executive Lucious Lyon determined to get payback for his betrayals. TikTok is using a scene where Cookie confronts Lucious to explain why they can be a little selfish sometimes. "I got to put me first. I got to put me first. I got to put me first, Lucious," Cookie said in the clip . The soundbite from Empire has since been used in over 46,000 TikTok videos

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