Taraji P. Henson Covers the October Issue of Marie Claire

Posted on September 15, 2017

Taraji P. Henson covers the October 2017 issue of Marie Claire magazine photographed by Nicolas Moore.

 

 

 

On supporting other women in the industry: “How can we get ahead if we’re feuding and hating on each other all the time? I made a pact years ago that I would never hate on another female, ever, especially in this industry.”

On the legacy she wants to leave: “I love black people. I love telling stories. I want these little girls to study me like I studied Meryl and Bette Davis and Carol Burnett. I want them to study my work, because I put a lot of work in, a lot of blood, sweat, and tears.”

On dating: “I would love to [be in a relationship], but he has to see how I move and deal with it, because I don’t have time to explain. I’ve got work to do.”

On doing her own laundry: “That keeps me normal. That keeps me feeling like, Yeah, I’m not too Hollywood.”

 

 

Style Credits:
COVER: Dress by Versace | Necklace by Tiffany & Co. | Earrings by Hearts on Fire
IMAGE 2: Dress by Diane von Furstenberg | Earrings by Hearts on Fire | Three-Band Ring by Bulgari | Platinum Ring by Tiffany & Co.
IMAGE 3: Dress by Diane von Furstenberg | Earrings by Hearts on Fire | Rings by Bulgari

[Photo Credit: Nicolas Moore/Marie Claire Magazine]

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