Michael Strahan reportedly wants to take a bite out of Cookie! As the leading lady of ‘Empire,’ Taraji P. Henson, has cast quite a spell on the ‘Live with Kelly & Michael’ host. As for Taraji, she is reportedly ‘smitten’ with the former NFL star — so are they a new couple!?
Taraji P. Henson, 44, who plays the beloved Cookie Lyon on Fox’s Empire, seems to be just as sassy and sexy in real life. Sparks flew when Taraji guest co-hosted with Michael Strahan, 43, on Live with Kelly & Michael on March 16. From discussing marriage to even showing some PDA, the chemistry between Taraji and Michael was too hot to handle!
Michael Strahan & Taraji P. Henson Dating? ‘Empire’ Star Smitten With TV Host
“She’s definitely smitten,” according to Star, “but she likes to take things slow!”
Well, based on their interaction, Michael and Taraji became fast flirty friends.
Taraji, who looked smoking hot in a tight red dress, took her bold request one step further by sitting right on the former football star as he performed his pushups for the audience! The sex symbol even unbuttoned his shirt as he showed off his athletic prowess. Me-ow!
Sparks Fly Between Taraji P. Henson & Michael Strahan On Morning TV
While watching this amazing episode, we couldn’t help but wonder: Lucious Lyon, who!? And, get this, the flirtation between Taraji and Michael reportedly carried on — even when the cameras weren’t rolling!
“Michael flirted openly with Taraji on camera, but he wasn’t kidding — off camera, he kept asking her, ‘When can I take you out?'” reports Star.
Although Taraji didn’t take his advance seriously, she reportedly accepted his offer eventually by drinking and dining with Michael at the Mandarin Oriental, adds Star.
Time will only tell if these two continue to start seeing each other, but we think they would make such a cute couple!
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of their reported flirtation! We want to know! Would they be a cute couple?
— Jordyn Shaffer