Cookie Lyons Empire Season One

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The show Empire has real fans in high places, we learned that the First Family are down with the Fox TV show.

Taraji P. Henson paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday (Oct. 13) and told a story about a phone conversation she had with Empire’s executive producer Lee Daniels after the State Dinner, where he said he met the Obamas.

Daniels told Henson about the how the First Lady really wanted to meet Cookie.

Empire airs Wednesdays on FOX.

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