Taraji P. Henson is totally pulling off her daring new look.
The 46-year-old actress looked incredible at the Fox portion of the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour in Los Angeles on Tuesday, rocking her natural curls. Henson kept her look simple, rocking a white tunic over black pants and accessorizing with hoop earrings and a Gucci belt.
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Of course, Henson shared during the
Empire panel on Tuesday that despite her shorter hair, fans still recognize has as her beloved character, Cookie, when they approach her on the street.
ET's Leanne Aguilera spoke to Henson at the event, where she talked about
working with Demi Moore, who's guest starring on the Fox hit's next season.
"I have a lot of scenes with Demi Moore. She is just incredible," Henson gushed. "I love working with her. She's everything I thought she would be -- funny, just down to earth ... like a girlfriend."
As for what viewers can expect from Cookie on season four, Henson was tight-lipped.
"She's just keeping true to who she is, and that's being a mama lion," she shared.
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Moore's daughter, Rumer Willis, also has a recurring guest role on
Empire, playing singer Tory Ash, a friend of Cookie's son, Jamal. Watch the video below to see Cookie and Tory butt heads.