Even though Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard created cinematic magic in the Oscar-nominated John Singleton-directed film Hustle & Flow, they’ve never created that magic off-screen or in the bedroom as they did during a recent episode on the blockbuster TV series “Empire.”
“I just knew it had to be him. When I read the script, I was like, ‘This is that deep love that you can’t explain, that you just see, and Terrence and I have that for each other,” Henson said.
Despite their onscreen chemistry they have never even had so much as a fling. Howard explained why they didn’t hook up while filming Hustle & Flow, according to Essence.
“We’re like father and daughter, mother and son, brother and sister. We’ve never been lovers. When I was doing ‘Hustle & Flow,’ I was like, ‘I know I’m playing this character right if all my female co-leads want to sleep with me.’ Taraji was the only one that didn’t want to.”
But as another famous co-star, Tyrese Gibson, once said, Henson isn’t one of those actresses who sleeps her way to the top. Her success is based off of her pure talent.
‘Empire’s’ Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard say why they never hooked up was originally published on atlantadailyworld.com