best suporting actress

Flawless Queen ↪ Lupita Nyong'o

"You know, there’s been a lot said about dark-skinned black actresses and the limitations they have within film. Well, I just hope that directors and other creative people have the idea of putting her in great and interesting projects, because she’s extraordinary.”       - Steven Mcqueen
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Flawless Siblings ↪ Lupita Nyong’o and Peter Nyong’o Jr

Lupita introducing Peter to Whoppi Goldberg on the 2014 Academy Awards red carpet

Flawless Queen ↪ Lupita Nyong’o

“I try to look at the people behind the cameras, which is hard because of the flashes, but it’s a good reminder that they’re all human beings and they’re just there to do their job. It anticipates the overwhelming feeling you get when people are yelling your name.”

Flawless Mother and Daughter Duo ↪ Lupita Nyong’o and Dorothy Nyong’o

Attend the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach on March 1, 2014 in Santa Monica, California

Flawless Queen ↪ Lupita Nyong’o

Growing up I had really bad skin. I had a skin disorder. Yes, I did. And my mother went to great lengths to try and find something to remedy it. I remember she took a trip to Madagascar and came back with all these alternative, medicinal herbs and stuff. They didn’t smell so good but I think they worked some magic.”

Flawless Siblings ↪ Lupita Nyong’o and Peter Nyong'o Jr

“He’s amazing! He lives in an exclamation point!”

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Best Buddies ↪ Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto by Terry Richardson

Best Buddies ↪ Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto

“He explained later that he has spent so much time with Lupita over the six month awards season that ‘they might as ‘well be married’, but he was quick to add: ‘Only kidding’.”

Best Buddies ↪ Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto

 Attend the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France

Flawless Siblings ↪ Lupita Nyong’o and Peter Nyong'o Jr

“My parents raised all of us to just pursue our hearts’ desires. They were like “figure out what your purpose is on this world and then do it and do it to excellence; no matter what it is, whether it’s being a janitor or a doctor, as long as you’re filling your life’s purpose then we’re good.” No pressure to pursue one thing or another, although I will say my father was very upset when I dropped physics though.”

Flawless Queen ↪ Lupita Nyong’o

 Attends DuJour Magazine’s Jason Binn celebrates Lupita Nyong’o cover with Scott Sartiano and Richie Akiva on February 19, 2014 in New York City.

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Flawless PeopleLupita Nyong'o and Michael Fassbender 

  • “an electrifying human being. He’s magnetic. You’re watching an artist at work. He loves what he does and he’s spontaneous and unpredictable, which is fun.

                                    - Lupita Nyong'o describing Michael Fassbender