Taraji P. Henson! Perfection?! Absolutely!! Our fairy god mother ( in our head...LOL) just gave us all types of life via her new Vogue Italia online spread! In the pictorial the OSCAR nominated actress looked stunning in pieces from Chanel, Gucci, and many more. Not only did she kill the pics, but she also dished on her most challenging role to date and what it 's like working with Idris Elba !
On the most instrumental people in her career:
"The most instrumental people in my career are my business team that supports me. That starts with my long-term manger Vincent Cirrincione. You need to know the people in your life are looking out for you and have your very best interest at heart."
On her most challenging role to date:
"The most challenging role was that of Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button because of the challenges of the aging process. My mom Bernice and my grandmother Patsy were my inspirations."
On the most challenging aspect of being an actress:
"The most challenging aspect of being an actress is being a single mother while navigating my career. I am a mother first."
On the most rewarding part of being an actress:
"The most rewarding part of being an actress is having my performance touch or inspire my audience."
On where she she went to college:
"I am a proud graduate of Howard University where I majored in Theater Arts. I was fortunate to have incredible teachers and mentors at Howard and I wouldn't trade those experiences for anything. That training prepared me well for the journey ahead."
On working with Idris Elba:
"Working with Idris Elba is so terrible because he’s so hard to look at !!! Idris is a wonderful human being. We have great chemistry and have become the closest of pals. He flew from London to see my play in Los Angeles. We truly support each other and I’m so excited about our movie coming out in September No Good Deed."
On how she maintains her beauty:
"It’s important to keep my hair healthy and strong so I wrap it every night. I give my face a rest from make-up when I can. I make sure I wash my face every night before bed and moisturize, moisturize, moisturize."
On her style icons:
"My style icons are Diana Ross, Cher and Cate Blanchett."
On opportunities for women of color in Hollywood:
"In the last 10 years I have seen more opportunities for actresses of color but there is still a long way to go.I would like to see films that mimic my everyday life and those of my friends. I would like casting to reflect all of the nationalities and all of the colors that make up our lives."
She definitely nailed this photo shoot! She looks amazing! Everything from her clothes, hair, and makeup are flawless! Jason Rembert did an amazing job styling her and Itaysha Jordan definitely captured Taraji's natural beauty! Not to mention Dante Blandshaw laid that hair hunny!
Side SASS: We wonder if our fairy god mother will let us hold those Chanel boots?! LOL...what y'all think?!