Published on Dec 27, 2023 12:00 AM

The Color Purple Ep 2: Taraji P. Henson

In the second episode of this three-part series, Oprah and Oscar-nominated and Emmy award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson sit down to discuss her role as the sultry Shug Avery in The Color Purple. Taraji shares how she revisited her gift of singing and how the role challenged her to face her fears. She reflects on the sisterhood formed amongst the cast, their deep appreciation to reimagine this iconic film, and the life-long bonds that were formed. She also explains one of her biggest takeaways from the film: forgiveness is always the place where healing lies.

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