By Megan Daley
Updated August 19, 2015 at 10:43 PM EDT

Tyrese Gibson and Taraji P. Henson may be good friends, but he offered up a special warning about Henson: Beware if the Empire star ever asks you to pass the popcorn – “s— might go down.”

For EW’s Greatest Story Ever Told video series, Tyrese recalls watching The Notebook with his former costar while enjoying a little red wine (Henson loves red wine) and popcorn. But when Henson leaned in to ask if he could toss a few kernels her way – he was met with an unexpected (and smelly) surprise.