(WATCH) Taraji P. Henson’s Emotional Encounter with Rapper C5 on ‘The Talk’

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Get ready to witness a heartwarming moment as Taraji P. Henson meets the talented rapper C5 live on ‘The Talk’. The award-winning actress couldn’t hold back her tears as she expressed her gratitude towards C5, who recently went viral with a video rapping about her. “I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. It’s the fans that get me through,” Henson shared, acknowledging the deep connection she feels with her supporters. The powerful imagery of C5 holding his son while rapping struck a chord with Henson, who praised him as a great representation of humanity.

Watch the emotional exchange between Taraji P. Henson and C5 here!

But the emotions didn’t stop there. Henson also received a standing ovation upon entering the set, which left her visibly moved. She opened up about her singing career, the importance of representation in Hollywood, and the recent award nominations for her film ‘The Color Purple’. Henson highlighted the significance of diversity and the role of producers like Oprah Winfrey in ensuring that voices of women of color are seen and heard.

In another segment, Stephen A. Smith shared his personal journey and the importance of extending a helping hand, as he did for Shannon Sharpe by bringing him onto ESPN’s ‘First Take’. Smith’s candid reflection on his own experiences and his appreciation for Sharpe’s talents and character added another layer of depth to the episode.

Don’t miss these powerful conversations and more on ‘The Talk’, airing weekdays on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.