Nobody can stop Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) when she has a plan, and ruining Lucious’s (Terrence Howard) wedding to Anika (Grace Byers) way back in Season 1 of Empire was executed masterfully. But Cookie had a very good reason for blowing Anika out of the water.
In this flashback clip above, Cookie reveals to Lucious — while he’s in the middle of wedding planning, by the way — that Anika is marrying him so she can steal all of his money. Now you just know that’s not something that’s going to sit well with Cookie.
“Yeah, while you’re up in here planning weddings, this b—ch is planning how to steal everything you’ve got, which is everything I’ve got,” she reveals. Watch the amazing video above to see how it all plays out between Cookie, Lucious, and Anika!