Friday, May 27, 2022

Taraji P. Henson Pops Off on Beauty Company Over Fake Endorsement

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*Taraji P. Henson recently became irate over an Instagram post from North Carolina-based Urban Skin RX, when the company used a photo of the actress alongside one of their products, which they referred to as the “secret for Henson’s effortless glow.”

The “Empire” star hit up the comments to fire off: “THIS IS A FALSE ADVERTISEMENT!!!!!!!!!!! I AM NOT THE SPOKESPERSON FOR THIS BRAND!!!!! I have NEVER used that serum a day in my life!!!!! THIS IS FALSE NEWS AND JUST A PLAIN LIE!!!!! – Taraj P Henson.”

Henson reportedly DM’d the company and told them to immediately remove the post from their social media, which they did a short time later.

A rep for Urban Skin RX tells The Blast, “It looks like the post you mentioned was a repost of this article where it’s reported that the products were used during glam for an awards show. Taraji personally reached out to the company to inform us that the information in the article was incorrect. Immediately after, it was removed. We have a lot of respect for Ms. Henson and will no longer mention it.”

Henson had to pop off on the company previously after they used her name in radio commercials.

But Henson also reportedly once sang their praises on Instagram, thanking them for a gift bag and saying she swore by their cleansing bar.

She has since deleted that post.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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