Stephanie Phillips is a London-based freelance journalist and content writer, specialising in music, race and feminism.
Imagine if Cookie Lyon actually ran the music industry. Just imagine. Everything would be at least 50% more fabulous, leopard print fedoras would become the standard industry uniform and there would be no more Andy Coppings spouting their uneducated views on women in the music industry. Yes if there were more Cookies the world would be a more straight talking but never the less more efficiently run place.
In fact, alongside its diverse writing room, Cookie has been named as one of the reasons that the new FOX soap opera series, Empire, has become such a big hit and also why Cookie is everyone’s new favourite character.
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