Taraji P. Henson Perfectly Spoofs 'Empire' and Nicki Minaj on 'SNL'!
By Philiana Ng
All hail Cookie Lyon!
Taraji P. Henson made a splash in her Saturday Night Live hosting debut, where she perfectly spoofed her runaway hit show Empire – and even did her best Nicki Minaj impression.
Worlds collided in one of the best sketches of the night when Henson – reprising her role as beloved Empire matriarch Cookie – went up against another Cookie, Cookie Monster that is, from Sesame Street.