According to CBS, Taraji P. Henson Is Not a "Person of Interest"

According to CBS, Taraji P. Henson Is Not a "Person of Interest"

The actress has been left out of marketing for the new series in which she stars.

Published September 22, 2011

CBS is facing the wrath of Taraji P. Henson, co-lead of the channel's new series Person of Interest, for failing to include her in any marketing or promotional efforts for the show. The Oscar-nominated actress aired her outrage on her Facebook page when she was left out of a cover shoot to promote the show:

"WOW!!!! TV Guide is NOT including me on the cover with my cast memebers….....I am the female lead of a 3 member cast and I’m not included on the cover!!!!!! Do you see the shit I have to deal with in this business…..I cram to understand!!!!

IndieWire's Shadow and Act blog also points out that Henson has been absent from nearly all the promotional trailers and video clips provided to journalists.

Guess the CBS marketing department isn't interested in Taraji's 700,000 followers on Twitter and over three million fans on Facebook. But if the show tanks, whoever is responsible for this oversight will likely become a person of interest for the network bosses.

(Photo: CBS/John Paul Filo/Landov)

Written by Smriti Mundhra


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