Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Taraji P. Henson Shares Her Truth And Inspires Others With ‘Around The Way Girl’ Memoir

Taraji P. Henson Book Cover
Source: Simon & Schuster / Front of Book
Taraji P. Henson is one of America’s most beloved actresses. The Empire star has had quite a year being recognized for her work. Taraji won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series, an Emmy for Best Drama Actress as well as the BET Award for Best Actress. She can now add author to her resume. The 13-chapter book (which includes fabulous and intimate photographs) will inspire you, make you laugh, and allow you to learn about Taraji in a dynamic way.

Taraji P. Henson Book Cover
Source: Simon & Schuster / Back of the Book
Talking with Good Morning America, the star reveals,
“I am just the girl from around the way who had a dream and with hard work, never giving up on myself, faith and the love of my family, I made my dreams come true.”
…and she certainly has made her dreams come true. Taraji continues, ” I wanted this to resonate with everybody who feels like they are just from around the way, just a regular person. You can do it. You can do it!”
Celebrity Sightings in New York City - October 11, 2016
Source: Ray Tamarra / Getty
If that isn’t motivation from one of the most down to earth actresses around, we don’t know what is!
The book is very personal; Taraji even opens up about an abusive ex-boyfriend. This isn’t your ‘cookie’ cutter actress memoir.
I caught up with the beauty at the Viktor & Rolf Magic Collection fragrance launch, where she revealed that this project has been, “a long time coming.”
When discussing the book, Taraji comments, “It’s something to inspire.”
…and it definitely is.
Get the book, here.

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