Lupita Nyong’o honoured at Glamour awards

Actress Lupita Nyongo last night received her Glamour Woman of the Year Award 2014 at a colorful ceremony in New York.

She was honored together with a host of women celebrities,entrepreneurs among others Chelsea Clinton, Sylvia Earle, Robin Roberts, Mindy Kaling and Samantha Power.

Nyong’o won a supporting-actress Oscar for her performance in “Twelve Years a Slave,” capping her swift rise to the top ranks of Hollywood and the fashion world.

She was also named a new face of Lancome and appeared on the cover of People magazine’s Most Beautiful issue. She will be appearing in the new “Star Wars” movie.

Source : Chicagotribune 

Lupita Nyong’o is “undressed”on Glamour magazine

Lupita Nyong’o was interviewed by one of the worlds largest magazine Glamour.

Digging into her childhood, her journey to success, her skin colour and the effect it has had , her popularity, challenges, he fashion sense etc.

On the interview she says that the fact that her image and colour has brought a positive change in that there has been n increase in the number of dark skinned models on the run way, means that the world has slowly started to see beyond “colour”.

She also talks about her experience with a teacher who once commented on her  dark skin and asked where she would find someone darker than her.

She also says she hasn’t learnt how to be a celebrity.

Read more: http://www.glamour.com/inspired/women-of-the-year/2014/lupita-nyongo