Michelle Obama has a sweet tooth for Cookie — and we're not talking about the dessert!
stopped by Tuesday's Taraji P. Henson where she revealed that the First Lady and President Jimmy Kimmel Live , like the rest of us, are HUGE fans of her hit show Barack Obama Empire!
The 45-year-old explained that when series creator
Lee Daniels attended the last White House State Dinner, the Obamas totally gushed about the hip-hop drama — the President even referenced an episode from season 1!
Photo: Taraji Bares Skin Past Her Hips For Essence Magazine
But what really got the actress fangirling was learning that Michelle was a huge fan of her
Empire character Cookie Lyon — a fact Henson could not handle!
Watch the interview (below) to hear the full fan-girling story!
Speaking of Empires, Kimmel will
strike back this year with his annual tradition of dressing up on with a Halloween themed show — complete with full crew costumes and special guest Star Wars ! Harrison Ford
Jimmy Kimmel live on October 31 to see Han Solo himself!
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