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Lupita Nyong'o Says 'Queen of Katwe' Is 'Uplifting, Heartwarming, & Often Funny'!

Lupita Nyong’o happily waves to photographers while making her way inside the Ed Sullivan Theater to make an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday (September 28) in New York City.

The 33-year-old actress talked about initially declining an invitation to the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where her wardrobe from 12 Years a Slave is on display, and promoted her latest film Queen of Katwe.

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“It’s really uplifting, heartwarming, and often funny,” Lupita expressed. Stephen agreed, adding, “I’m not going to give away the ending, but the ending is hopeful.”


Lupita Nyong’o – ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

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Lupita Nyong'o Slays Rap Verse as Her Alter Ego 'Troublemaker'

Lupita Nyong’o waves to photographers while making an appearance at Good Morning America on Monday (September 26) in New York City.

The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress is currently promoting her movie Queen of Katwe, which is in theaters now!

Lupita took to her Instagram account over the weekend to celebrate reaching three million followers by sharing a video of herself slaying a rap verse as her alter ego “Troublemaker.” The lyrics reflected her life and were rapped over Nas‘ song “N.Y. State of Mind.”

“Mexican born, Kenya running through my veins. Dark chocolate, plus I keep a sharp mane. Lancôme fresh-faced, looking tailor-made. Disney on the books, so you know I stay paid. Next stop Katwe, rocking out with David. Don’t do critics — if you’re hating, please save it,” Lupita rapped. Watch below!

A video posted by Lupita Nyong'o (@lupitanyongo) on

FYI: Lupita is wearing an Escada coat, a Kibonen dress, and carrying a Les Petits Joueurs bag.

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Lupita Nyong'o & David Oyelowo Screen 'Queen of Katwe' with Academy!

Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo pose for photographs together at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences screening of Queen of Katwe at the Celeste Bartos Theater on Sunday (September 25) in New York City.

The co-stars were joined by their director Mira Nair, among others.

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Queen of Katwe is currently in theaters! Be sure to check it out if you haven’t already.

15+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo at the screening for their new movie… More Here! »

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Lupita Nyong'o Felt Like the 'Coolest Kid Ever' After Being Mentioned in a Jay Z Song

Lupita Nyong’o looks cute in a pink button down while making her way through LAX airport on Thursday (September 22) in Los Angeles.

The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress recently revealed how she reacted when she found out she was mentioned in Jay Z‘s song “We Made It.”

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While on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Lupita explained that she “felt like the coolest kid ever” after learning of the name check.

“I was like, ‘What are you on about?’ and he sent me the link, and then I heard it! I heard, ‘I’m on my Lupita Nyong’o‘ and I was like, ‘what!’” she said.

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Lupita Nyong'o Geeks Out About The Time She Met Beyoncé & Jay-Z! (Video)

Lupita Nyong’o rocks a floral ensemble while making her way inside El Capitan Theater to make an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday (September 21) in Los Angeles.

The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress promoted her new movie Queen of Katwe and recalls the time she met Jay-Z and Beyoncé at the Met Ball.

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“My friends were like, ‘Oh there comes Beyoncé’. I turned and she was coming towards me. It was her and Solange,” Lupita told Jimmy. “She said, ‘Oh, me and my sister were just geeking out. Hi, I’m Beyonce. What kind of world is this where Beyoncé is coming to introduce herself to me? Oh my goodness, it was amazing.”


Lupita Nyong’o – ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

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Lupita Nyong'o Clears Up 'Star Wars' Maz Kanata Rumor!

Lupita Nyong’o makes an appearance on The Ellen Show, airing today on NBC.

The 33-year-old Oscar winning actress spoke about her new Vogue cover, how modeling has helped her acting, and, she cleared up a major rumor about the upcoming Star Wars film!

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Lupita spoke to the rumor that her character, Maz Kanata, would not be in the next Star Wars film. She confirmed, however, that she is in fact in the upcoming movie.

Watch Lupita take on the rumor below…

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Lupita Nyong'o Stuns at 'Queen of Katwe' Hollywood Premiere with David Oyelowo!

Lupita Nyong’o hits the red carpet at the premiere of her new movie Queen of Katwe on Tuesday (September 20) at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.

The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress was joined at the premiere by her co-star David Oyelowo, who brought his wife Jessica and their four kids.

Also in attendance at the premiere were the movie’s young star Madina Nalwanga and director Mira Nair, as well as Kevin Quinn and Garrett Clayton.

FYI: Lupita is wearing an Elie Saab gown and head wrap, Neil J. Rodgers shoes, and Graziela Gems jewelry.

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