Empire is not a particularly good show — it’s highly implausible, cloying, sometimes preachy — but it’s an absolutely perfect one. I started in the middle of the first season, gobbling up each episode like the decadent treats they are until I was finally all caught up. I found at the center of the show, sweetest of all, there is — and forgive me for this — a pretty tough Cookie.
Don’t ask how I wound up reading an article from Cosmopolitan, because I don’t know. But I felt the need to share this truly spectacular pun with my readers.