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Which Mad Men Star Was Supposed To Be On Empire But Foolishly Turned It Down?!

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Going from a critical darling like Mad Men to a ratings juggernaut like Empire would probably be the best opportunity there is for an actor.

[ Related: Jon Hamm Completes Rehab Ahead Of Mad Men's Final Season ]

Although, we'll never actually know because someone over at the AMC period drama actually turned down the chance to star on FOX's musical series!

Who???

Apparently, John Slattery didn't think much of Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard's show when creator Danny Strong — who played Roger Sterling's cousin on Mad Men –approached him about making an appearance.

In a recent interview, John opened up about his mistake, and his former co-star's success, saying:

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Fox Is Suing Everyone Who Stands In The Way Of Its Empire! Find Out Why Their New Biggest Hit Is Causing Legal Problems HERE!

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This is what happens when you mess with Fox.

The network is suing California corporation Empire Distribution, Inc. for the rights to the name Empire, aka their mega successful show.

[ Related: Empire's Record Breaking Finale Makes It The Highest Rated New Show In TEN YEARS! ]

In a new trademark lawsuit, Fox is saying they have the rights to Empire, Empire Distribution, and Empire Recordings, and that the companies with these names are hurting their brand.

In their papers, Fox says

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Racial Controversy! Perez Talks Empire, Raven-Symoné, & More On Access Hollywood Live!

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We were on Access Hollywood Live on Friday morning where talk got real about race!

Along with entertainment reporter Nina Parker, we talk Empire and the portrayal of minorities on TV — all minorities!

[ Related: Empire's Record-Breaking Finale Makes It The Highest Rated New Show In TEN YEARS! ]

THEN, we get into a spirited discussion about Raven-Symoné defending a man who said Michelle Obama looked like a Planet of the Apes cast member.

Do YOU agree with Perez???

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Empire's Record Breaking Finale Makes It The Highest Rated New Show In TEN YEARS!

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Empire's record breaking season finale

Since its premiere in January, Empire has provided viewers with tantalizing drama, great characters, and original music. And as a result, a monumental 16.7 million viewers tuned into the 2 hour cameo-filled season finale!

With those record breaking numbers, the hip-hop soap opera is now the second most watched show on TV, just behind AMC's The Walking Dead.

The Lee Daniels and Danny Strong created drama had the best first season viewership for any broadcast network since

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Empire Ends Its Record-Breaking 1st Season With Cameos From Jennifer Hudson, Rita Ora, Snoop Dogg, & MORE!!

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***WARNING: MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD***

Her name's Cookie, take a bite!

Empire ended it's beyond-impressive first season with a two-hour season finale on FOX last night, and it did not disappoint!

The Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard musical drama already had an impressive year of guest stars, but the Wednesday night's final chapter pulled out all the stops.

A metric ton of celebrities came out to play some parts in Lee Daniels' closer, including Jennifer Hudson, Rita Ora, Snoop Dogg, Juicy J, and Patti LaBelle!

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Cookie Lyon's Best Moments From Empire's Season One!

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She isn't no fake a** Halle Berry! She's her own woman and we LOVE her!

The season finale of Empire will go down on Fox TONIGHT (3/18), and we'll definitely be lamenting the temporary loss of our favorite new character on TV: Taraji P. Henson's portrayal of the ah-mazing Cookie Lyon!

[ Related: Empire Surpasses The Walking Dead As The Most Tweeted About Show On Television! ]

But we turned our sadness into productivity by gathering together the character's BEST moments from Empire's first season!

And there were a lot of them!!! As Cookie says — she makes us all better! And we'll never forget that!

Check out all of our favorite moments by watching our recap video up (above) !!!

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Boo Boo Kitty Realness On CNN! Perez Talks The N-Word & Empire! Do YOU Agree???

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If you missed us with Don Lemon, catch our entire segment from CNN last night - talking about using the N word on Empire - above!

Do YOU agree with Perez? Why or why not? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below! Perez will be personally responding!

We also, begrudgingly, waste some time talking about Dick Cheney!

Check it all out above!

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