On Rumors About Her Dating Tyrese Or Other Costars:
“I always wanted to be known for my work. Not who I dated. Not who I slept with…. I have a gift, and my gift is acting,” Henson says. “I started in the business at 26 with a kid, so I was smart enough to know reality from fantasy. I didn’t want to blur the lines. This is a job that I have to do. I cannot get caught up in it. And if I sleep with these guys, why would they want to work with me again?” Why wouldn’t they? “The conquest is up,” she elaborates. “Now I’m just used-up…” she mouths the last word, which, let’s just say, starts with a p.
Henson’s story is one of survival in an industry that both rewards and punishes women who mix work with pleasure. “You have to stay professional. It is a business,” she says. “I’m not letting no knucklehead dude come between my hard work and my money.”
See now this is a woman who has the right idea about work. Gotta love the fact that she dropped the P word in front of Allure though, riiiight?