Taraji P. Henson Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in a Red-Hot Look

Taraji P. Henson is the latest celeb to receive a star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Oscar and Emmy-nominated actress accepted the honor today in Los Angeles with “I Can Do Bad All by Myself” co-star Mary J. Blige on hand.

The 48-year-old “Empire” star posed with friends and family, including her mother, son and fiancé, former NFL star Kelvin Hayden, wearing an attention-grabbing red look courtesy of Akris’ spring ’19 collection. The ensemble, which came with a mesh net coat, a matching top and an asymmetrical pleated skirt, debuted on the catwalk at the Swiss fashion house’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week last fall.

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Taraji P. Henson poses with her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today in Los Angeles.
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On her feet, the “What Men Want” actress donned strappy black satin sandals featuring a caged heel, chosen with the help of her stylist, Jason Bolden.

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Henson wearing a red Akris spring ’19 look with fiancé, NFL star Kelvin Hayden.
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Meanwhile, Mary J. Blige, who spoke about Henson, stunned in a turquoise pussy-bow top paired with white pants and a pair of pointed-toe silver chrome ankle booties.

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Mary J. Blige (L) poses with Henson wearing a turquoise blouse with white pants and silver chrome ankle booties.
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The “Hidden Figures” actress called receiving a star on the Walk of Fame “surreal.”

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A close-up of Taraji P. Henson wearing strappy black satin sandals with a caged heel detail.
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