Mahershala Ali

  • Why Mahershala Ali refused an intimate scene with Taraji P. Henson
    Oscar-winning actor Mahershala Ali had only one condition while accepting a role in the 2008 film, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button -- that a planned intimate scene with his co-star Taraji P. Henson would be scrapped out of respect for his religion. "So my old agent called me and said, 'Mahershala, you got the part'. And I said, 'There's just one thing... there is that one sex scene where they kiss. If there's a sex scene, I can't do it'. (In the