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    Taraji P. Henson Ruins James Corden's Life At Cookie Lyon Audition

    Don't mess with Taraji.

    We all know that there is no one on this planet who could play Cookie Lyon better than Taraji P. Henson, but she did have some competition for the role. James Corden tried to give the Empire star a run for her money when he auditioned for the part.

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    And things did not end well.

    James started with a lot of confidence. He threw a little shade...

    The Late Late Show with James Corden / youtube.com

    And suggested that maybe she just couldn't handle the heat.

    The Late Late Show with James Corden / youtube.com

    But you can't shake Taraji P. Henson and James found out the hard way that she's not one to cross.

    The Late Late Show with James Corden / youtube.com

    Taraji's clapback game is A+. Honestly, I could feel James' wig being snatched and his soul leaving his body.

    Sorry you didn't get the part, James. Maybe next time.

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