You probably watch Cookie Lyon on "Empire" because she could be a typical African mother, or because she dishes out the best clapbacks on Television.
The entertaining character which was named the most influential fictional character in 2015 by Time Magazine is good at delivering the best clapbacks on Television - enough reasons for fans to love her more.
While fans await a new episode of "Empire," which airs on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, a mashup of Cookie’s best clapback moments from the first four episodes of season three has been released.
Taraji plays Cookie Lyon, the outspoken ex-wife and mother of Lucious Lyon's (Terrence Howard) three sons, who served a 17-year stretch in prison for drug dealing.
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"Empire" centers around a hip hop music and entertainment company, Empire Entertainment, and the drama among the members of the founders' family as they fight for control of the company.
Taraji won her 1st 'Critics Choice Awards' as Cookie on the Fox hit show.