Saturday, June 20, 2015

'Empire' Star Taraji P. Henson Hospitalized for Exhaustion

'Empire' Star Taraji P. Henson Hospitalized for Exhaustion:

Taraji P. Henson
Taraji P. Henson attends the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

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A spokeswoman for Taraji P. Henson says the actress is suffering from exhaustion.

Henson, the star of the Fox drama "Empire," on Friday posted a photo close-up of an IV connected to her arm.

In a tweet, she offered reassurances that she will be fine.

Spokeswoman Pamela Sharp in Los Angeles said Henson had become exhausted, was resting and will be OK.

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She provided no further details about the actress' location or condition.

In Twitter and Instagram posts, Henson said, "God has a way of saying, 'You're doing too much!'"

The actress added that she is a "tough cookie" — citing the name of her "Empire" character.

Henson said her mother and friends were coming to check on her.