Creators Of Hit Show Empire Are Being Sued By A Woman Who Claims She Is The Real Cookie Lyon
|Creators Of Hit Show Empire Are Being Sued By|
Woman Who Claims She Is The Real Cookie Lyon
Daniels and Strong’s lawyers argued that the Michigan federal court where Eggleston’s suing them doesn’t have jurisdiction over the Hollywood heavyweights, who live in New York and Los Angeles.
|Cookie Lyon A.K.A Taraji P. Henson|
Eggleston is seeking "tens of millions of
The 53-year-old said in the suit that she was a “drug kingpin” who did jail time for manslaughter for placing a “hit” on a man and later penned her memoir about her “early drug lifestyle.” Her life story, she argues, is eerily similar to Cookie Lyon's.
“The whole city’s been telling me Cookie is basically me. Any jury would rule for me," she said.