Taraji P. Henson Shutdown 50 Cent Attempt To Throw Shade At ‘Empire’-“I Pay Attention To Dollars , NOT Cents”

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments


Taraji P. Henson is not known to respond to haters , especially to 50 Cent who seems to enjoy putting his 2 cents in on various matters. However , the actress did respond to 50 Cent’s attempt to throw shade at her new show ‘Empire’and what she said had everybody saying “Ooooooooo” as she Shut down 50 Cent with just one phrase-“I pay attention to dollars , not cents”…OuCH!

Grio.com reports:

Last week, the rapper/actor slammed Henson’s new Fox series Empire and said the show copied the marketing scheme for his scripted Starz drama, Power.

“POWER Season 2 is unbelievably good trust me,” he posted on Instagram, accompanied by a video clip of a Power ad. “I have the best writers and show runner. I like Terrence Howard and Taraji Henson. I don’t like that They would copy the Marketing.”

Empire star Henson didn’t let 50’s comments go by without having her two cents.

When one of her Twitter followers asked her to comment on 50 Cent’s criticism of Empire, she wrote, “I pay attention to $’s NOT cents.”


She later responded to another user who questioned her statement about not having time for small change.

“IJS (I’m just saying) I couldn’t even find the “cent” sign!! #ByeBi**h #Empire,” Henson tweeted.

Tune in for the premiere episode of Empire tomorrow night at 9/8c to forge your own opinion of the new series.

SEE ALSO: The Top five reasons to watch Taraji P. Henson And Terrence Howard In the new Fox drama ‘Empire’

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