Ta’Rhonda Jones quickly became a fan favorite on Empire, which is why her character Porsha was upgraded from a recurring role to a main cast member for season 2 of the hit Fox show. But just how much do you know about the Chi-town native who is both an actress and rapper? Chances are not much and what you do know might be fiction, like the tale about how Jones got her first name.

In a recent appearance on Conan, Jones told a funny story about her interesting first name that had a lot of people looking at her — and her mama — funny (you’ll have to watch the interview to understand why). But it turns out the tall tale was all in good fun so don’t judge. Watch our chat and tell us what you think.

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