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Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Cookie Lyon takes over the street – Sesame Street

Ana Pines
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Ana Pines

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Cookie Lyon in Red Fur coatTaraji Penda Henson who plays Cookie Lyon on the hit drama Empire made a guest appearance on SNL this weekend. In one of the sketches Cookie visits Sesame Street and chaos ensues, Elmo is still missing.

Henson is also known for her roles as Yvette in Baby Boy (2001), Shug in Hustle & Flow (2005) and Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009.