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1. She once got smacked at a Grammy party by Mary J. Blige’s sister.

CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 06: Singer Mary J. Blige (L) and host Taraji P. Henson attend Spike TV's Guys Choice 2015 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 6, 2015 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Spike TV)

Henson says she was disappointed upon meeting her idol, Mary J. Blige, at a Grammy’s party in 2000. After gushing over her, the singer “turned her back” with a “dismissive wave,” she claims. Later, she attempted to speak with Blige on the dance floor by tapping her on the shoulder. “Before I could withdraw my hand, her sister, LaTonya, smacked the crap out of my arm,” Henson marvels. Years later, the two became friends when Blige gushed like a fangirl over her. “I must have said, ‘Thank you, God’ at least a dozen times,” Henson recalls.

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