Not My Job: 'Empire' Creator Lee Daniels Gets Quizzed On Cookies
Many of Lee Daniels' projects — the movie Precious, the TV showsEmpireand Star — tend to be about people who start with everything against them and rise up to do amazing things. (While occasionally killing people along the way, which happens.)
InEmpire, Daniels created one of the great TV characters of our time — the ambitious record company matriarch Cookie Lyon — so we'll be quizzing him on actual cookies.
Click the audio link above to see how he does.
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