Was That a Blow-Job Bib on Empire Last Night?

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Last night, excellent television show Empire introduced the world to the wild new concept of a blow-job bib. This is a terrycloth item — the same kind typically used for messy babies — that a grown person fastens around his or her neck as a protective measure when administering a blow job fully clothed.

In the episode, Rhonda was all ready to go to work in a nice, seemingly expensive blouse, but realized she needed to manipulate her husband, Andre, first. So she pulled the BJB out of a kitchen drawer (apparently the designated BJB drawer) and suited up. 

Some theories about the existence of the BJB:

 It’s a signal of methodical sexual control; she goes right for the bib drawer, like ringing Pavlov's bell.

 It is truly a self-preserving, practical tool of the well-prepared, no-nonsense woman who rarely has time to go to the dry cleaner.

 It's just excellent character development for a type-A, sexually controlling, fastidious character with an affection for silken tops.

 The act foreshadows that Empire will explore some deeply disturbing Oedipal themes.

 Lee Daniels really took Beyoncé's "Partition" lyric to heart.

Or, everyone already owns a blow-job bib and nobody told us.