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Shake It Fast! Taraji P. Henson Twerks For Empire Director Lee Daniels! Watch HERE!

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Taraji P. Henson shakes her cookie for 'Empire' showrunner Lee Daniels!

Take a bite!

We already knew Taraji P. Henson was funny from her hosting gig on Saturday Night Live. Well now we know Cookie Lyon's got some moves!

The Empire star twerked it out while the show's director and creator, Lee Daniels got it all on film!

Donning a colorful bikini, Taraji shook it fast to Cash Out's She Twerkin' during a Las Vegas party over the weekend!

[ Related: Lee Opens Up About Family And Drug Use! ]

Being the filmmaker that he is, Lee posted the video to Instagram on Sunday, captioning the funny flick:

"She's troubled … #deeplytroubledtoday #smh#iaintshitforthis @tarajiphenson"

Ch-ch-check out Taraji shaking her cookie (below)!

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Empire Showrunner Lee Daniels Opens Up About Drug Use, Family, And How His Kids 'Saved' Him

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Lee Daniels opens up about his family and his past

He has quite the Empire of a story.

And the showrunner of Fox's smash hit musical drama, Lee Daniels, told it all on Monday at the Family Equality Council's 10th-Annual Night at the Pier event.

In an evening celebrating LBTQ families, the Precious director took to the stage to share his emotional experience becoming a father at a time when it was the last thing on his mind.

He explained that his brother being sent off to jail is what set in motion a moment that would change his life tremendously:

"He called me and said I'm having twins. But I was in a relationship at the time, I didn't want no twins, I didn't want no kids! I was in Palm Springs. I think I was on Special K at the time spinning at a White Party in a skirt."

Lee says it was his then-boyfriend — with a little help from his mother — who convinced him to take in the twins:

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Empire Surpasses The Walking Dead As The Most Tweeted About Show On Television!

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No one puts Cookie in the corner!

As if Empire's record-breaking ratings weren't enough to brag about, the FOX musical drama now has another impressive accolade under its belt.

That's because the Lee Daniels series has beaten The Walking Dead to be the most active show on Twitter.

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Empire Star Denies Outing Jussie Smollett And Says He Was Talking About The Actor's Character On The Show!

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Empire is one of, if not THE, hottest shows on television.

But some drama has happened for two cast members after an interview with actor Malik Yoba was released — one that he did last month with BlackFilm.com.

In the interview, Malik talked about his co-star Jussie Smollett and seemed to out Jussie as gay.

Here's what Malik said:

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Lee Daniels Expands On Reasons Why Mo'Nique Was 'Blackballed' From Hollywood — Plus Find Out How Much She Made For Precious HERE!

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The creator of Empire is revealing the reasons why!

Lee Daniels recently sat down with Don Lemon on CNN Tonight to initially talk about his groundbreaking drama on Fox but the the conversation quickly turned to other topics — namely Mo'Nique and her belief that she was "blackballed" by Hollywood after she won a Oscar for her work in Daniels' movie Precious!

And Lee doesn't think Mo'Nique is wrong in her belief, and it all happened because she didn't play the game during awards season. Now we have more details.

Here's what he said:

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Was Mo'Nique 'Blackballed' By Hollywood After Her Oscar Win? Empire Creator Lee Daniels Believes So!

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This is a shame since we've always been big fans of this super talented lady!

Mo'Nique dropped some bombshell in a recent interview, revealing she has been "blackballed" from Hollywood since her role in the award-winning movie Precious. And it was actually director Lee Daniels that told her!

The full interview, in the February 27th issue of The Hollywood Reporter, was going ho-hum along until Mo'Nique was asked the inevitable question: how did winning an Oscar change her life?

Here's what the actress said:

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Empire Has Been Renewed For A Second Season After Only Airing 2 Episodes!!

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FOX has a hit on its hands!

The new hip-hop drama Empire may have only aired two episodes so far, but it's not going anywhere anytime soon.

That's because the Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard series was just renewed for a second season on Saturday!

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