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Taraji P. Henson on Benjamin Button: I Stared at That Ugly Baby Until I Thought it Was Cute!

After nabbing a SAG award nomination for her supporting role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Taraji P. Henson revealed her secret to falling in love with an reverse-aging robotic doll.

“I knew that the moment Queenie saw Benjamin, she had to fall in love with him right away, because if she didn’t, the audience wouldn’t,” Henson, 38, tells Entertainment Weekly.

“So I stared at that little ugly animatronic baby,” she added of her role as Brad Pitt’s adopted mother. “I stared at it so much that after a while I thought it was cute!”

EW says the actress, best-known for her role in 2005’s Hustle & Flow, is a huge contender and on the “short list” for a supporting actress Oscar award.

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Taraji P. Henson on Benjamin Button: I Stared at That Ugly Baby Until I Thought it Was Cute!

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After nabbing a SAG award nomination for her supporting role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Taraji P. Henson revealed her secret to falling in love with an reverse-aging robotic doll.

“I knew that the moment Queenie saw Benjamin, she had to fall in love with him right away, because if she didn’t, the audience wouldn’t,” Henson, 38, tells Entertainment Weekly.

“So I stared at that little ugly animatronic baby,” she added of her role as Brad Pitt’s adopted mother. “I stared at it so much that after a while I thought it was cute!”

EW says the actress, best-known for her role in 2005’s Hustle & Flow, is a huge contender and on the “short list” for a supporting actress Oscar award.

Categories: Movies.

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  1. This is a very helpful post, I was looking for this knowledge. Just so you know I discovered your weblog when I was looking around for blogs like mine, so please check out my site sometime and leave me a comment to let me know what you think.

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