Every Cookie Lyon GIF You Could Possibly Need

You already know that Taraji P. Henson is a national treasure, what with her Oscar-nominated turn in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and her Emmy-nominated, meme-worthy role as Cookie Lyon in Empire. But, did you know that today, September 11, marks Henson's 45th birthday? She deserves the biggest cookie cake on the planet right now.

In honor of our favorite prime time diva, we've rounded up 13 Cookie Lyon GIFs to upgrade your online game. There's no one better to convey that sense of rage, attitude, and #girlbossiness than this hip-hop heroine. Every eye flick speaks volumes. When that doesn't work, an airborne heel or spur-of-the-moment boogie does the trick. Woe to any enemy with the temerity to wear pearls.

Click through for Cookie GIFs for every moment. Anyone else dying to see what she cooks up for season 2?

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GIF: Via PopKey.
Your new roommate explains that the silk mother-of-pearl dress she swiped from your closet is now doused in red wine.
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Every single guy in the club.
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When you get a job offer that pays you in weak-ass exposure, not dollars.
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Your detox just ended.
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GIF: Via Fox.
The ultimate sell-out shutdown.
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GIF: Via Fox.
But seriously, you love your ex.
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What we imagine Twitter beefs would look like IRL.
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Dear Lord, please give me the strength to not rip out Donald Trump's tongue with a pair of pliers.
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When the dog pees on your new heels.
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Why didn't you compliment my dress? Why?
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That means you, IT department.
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Shit just got real.
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Every single Friday.
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