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Taraji P. Henson 'Empire' star in hot racism mess

The actress was forced to apologize for accusing a police man of racism after an encounter with her son

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Taraji P. Henson and son, Marcel Johnson play

Taraji P. Henson and son, Marcel Johnson

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Taraji P. Henson has continued to apologize to a white police officer she accused of racism.

Reports say the 'Empire' star had claimed a Glendale cop had profiled her son, Marcel Johnson, during a traffic stop because he was black.

But in a cam video of the stop released but the Glendale Police Department, the officer was really sweet and nice to the actress' son without even knowing he was her boy.

In fact, he let Taraji's son, Marcel Johnson, skate on a traffic violation and possession of Ritalin without a prescription.

Taraji now says, "I would like to publicly apologize to the officer and the Glendale Police Department. A mother's job is not easy and neither is a police officer's Sometimes as humans WE overreact without gathering all of the facts. As a mother in this case I overreacted and for that I apologize."

Taraji ends by saying, "Thank you to that officer for being kind to my son."

Well, looks like our boy, Marcel omitted facts about the incident to his mama!

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