Psst, Don’t Buy Empire’s Cookie Lyon a Rose Feb 05, 2015 by Elaine G. Flores, Chief Editor in Empire On this week’s Empire, we learn that an anonymous rose can make Cookie paranoid. When Cookie gets paranoid, Cookie makes bad life choices. When Cookie makes bad life choices, people get hurt. For the full story, check out our recap on The Root. Share this:ShareTwitter Related Elaine G. Flores, Chief EditorElaine is the chief editor of TV Recappers' Delight. She's an experienced entertainment reporter, reviewer, editor, blogger, columnist and Bon Vivant.