Taraji P. Henson And Viola Davis Cover ELLE Magazine
Inside Taraji dished on her desire to make Cookie Lyon a real person and not a caricature.
“It was very important to me that [Cookie Lyon] not be sassy and neck-rollin’ and eye-bulgin’ and attitude all the time. Everything she does is coming from a place of fighting for her family. That’s why she’s not a caricature.”
And Viola dished on the media’s misrepresentation of women.
“We’ve been fed a whole slew of lies about women.” By TV standards, “if you are anywhere above a size 2, you’re not having sex. You don’t have sexual thoughts. You may not even have a vagina. And if you’re of a certain age, you’re off the table.”
Don’t they look lovely???
ELLE’s February Women in TV hits newsstands January 19.
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