The ‘Empire’ actress opens up about her difficult childhood when she talks about her inspirational mother and her own mental health issues on her new Facebook watch show.
Taraji P. Henson He was transformed into a “fighter” after seeing his mother at gunpoint.
“Empire“For his new program, the actor speaks openly about his mental health, remembering how he gained strength from robbing Mom on two different occasions.
Speaking on the preview of her new Facebook watch show, “Peace of mind with Taraji“She said, ‘I was six years old for the first time. He stopped her at gunpoint. I’m 50 years old, I remember like yesterday. I watch her go through it, because she’s not falling, what she does not understand is that she is fighting me. It made me a fighter. It’s just how it affected me. I’m not saying I wasn’t panicking. ”
When Taraji confirmed that she was ready to present a show about mental health on Facebook Watch, she admitted that the conversation was “dear to her heart”.
In a statement, she said, “I have long been a mental health advocate for the black community, and in 2018 created the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation and provided resources to thousands of struggling people. We can continue to create dialogue about the problem. ”
The show premieres on December 14th. The actress will co-host it with her longtime friend Tracy Jade Jenkins. Includes upcoming guests Gabriel Union, Tamar Braxton, Mary J. Blizz, And Jay Farrow.