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Lupita Nyong'o Tells 'Jimmy Kimmel' She's Losing Friends Over 'Black Panther' Tickets!

Lupita Nyong'o Tells 'Jimmy Kimmel' She's Losing Friends Over 'Black Panther' Tickets!

Lupita Nyong’o stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday (February 1) and claimed that she’s in jeopardy of loosing friends over the selection of people she’s choosing to invite to the premieres of her anticipated film Black Panther.

The 34-year-old actress stars as Nakia in the upcoming Marvel movie, and admitted that she had so many friends and family that wanted to attend the Hollywood premiere that even though she took 25 people with her, she is still having to dodge calls from disappointed loved ones who didn’t get a ticket.

“I brought 25 people [to the premiere], family members and some of my closest friends, yeah. It wasn’t [enough], you know, for the first time… I’m a part of ‘Star Wars‘, I know frenzy,” Lupita expressed. “But for the first time in my life, people, once the trailer came out last year, people started hitting me up to try and attend the premiere. I was like ‘Oh my god, I’m going to lose friends this time’. I had to be very careful and very strategic about how I invited people.”

“I started with my inner circle, my parents, and then the next circle I’d be like ‘Are you in LA? Oh you’re not? Never mind.’ And then go to the next person,” Lupita added – Watch below!


Lupita Nyong’o is Losing Friends Over Black Panther Tickets

FYI: Lupita is wearing a Balmain ensemble.

Click inside to watch the rest of Lupita Nyong’o's appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live…


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Credit: Randy Holmes; Photos: ABC
Posted to: Jimmy Kimmel, Lupita Nyong'o

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