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Tyrese & Taraji

Singer/actor Tyrese gave major props to his close friend and former co-star Taraji P. Henson’s hard work and ethics for making it in Hollywood. On the heels of Taraji’s new hit series Empire’s success Tyrese, who first worked with Taraji in John Singleton’s 2001 film Baby Boy, applauded his former co-star on making it in Tinsel Town “the right way” (aka not the infamous casting couch route).

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Tyrese posted a picture of Taraji on Instagram and wrote in the caption:

We started our journey together – I got my ears to the streets – she’s winning…. She’s being celebrated in a new capacity, and there’s no one in the WORLD more proud….. It’s good to see GOOD people who haven’t slept around to get there MAKE IT in this town called Hollywood…. If you ladies need someone to look up to……. Single mother from DC college graduate paid her dues did it the RIGHT WAY….. Now she’s killin….. Shout to my better half… My ride or die…:: Oscar nominated @TarajiPHenson aka Yvette make sure yall tune in on Wed to watch her new #1 show #EMPIRE my proudest post of #2015

Aww. We’re happy for Taraji too!


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