G-Unit‘s 50 Cent is not backing down from “Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson. The rapper-turned-TV executive has responded to her dicey statements about him dissing her hit series.

Fif went to Instagram Saturday (September 24) and promised an end to Henson’s “Empire” was on the horizon.


Both Henson and “Empire” co-star Vivica A. Fox both went at 50 this week over him bashing their show’s season three premiere ratings.

#TarajiPHenson isn't here for the haters 😩 #50cent

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#50cent fan vs #VivicaFox 😩 #ClapBackSeason

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Taraji and “Empire” co-star Jussie Smollett also showed love to “Power” actress Naturi Naughton amid the TV rivalry.

#TarajiPHenson and #JussieSmollett still show their love and support for #NaturiNaughton (view previous posts)

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Yesterday (September 23), Fif acknowledged “Empire” experiencing a lower premiere rating than its previous season’s opener.


The series suffered a big drop in its 18-49 demographic in comparison to last year’s season two premiere.

These “Empire” Season 3 premiere numbers are big — the problem is, they’re not “Empire”-big. The Lee Daniels hip-hop soap opera tumbled 39 percent last night in the key 18-49 demographic versus its sophomore season start. It still handed Fox an easy Wednesday win, however, and was essentially steady with its Season 2 finale. “Empire” followed a decent debut from the new cop show “Lethal Weapon.” Last year, lead-in “Rosewood” fared better in the main demo, but worse among overall viewers. (The Wrap)