Taraji P. Henson smacks Taran Killam in 'SNL' promo | EW.com


Taraji P. Henson smacks Taran Killam in Saturday Night Live promo


If Saturday Night Live’s new promos are any indication, expect a few SNL castmembers to hear those dreaded words—Boo Boo Kitty.

NBC has released the promos for Empire’s Taraji P. Henson, who will be posting the April 11 episode of the show. Alongside Taran Killam, she proves that while she and Cookie Lyon may be very different people, she has no problem evoking her character to help—and hurt—Killam.

SNL already produced an Empire parody when Chris Hemsworth hosted, but don’t expect the show to hold back in referencing Henson’s record-breaking drama.

The promo also includes an extended sequence of flubs that at first seem intentional and, whether they actually are, lead to the most obvious coupling name the two could have, Taranji.

Watch the SNL promo below and tune in on April 11 when Henson hosts with musical guest Mumford & Sons.