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Lupita Nyong'o Remembers 'Queen of Katwe' Co-Star Nikita Pearl Waligwa

Lupita Nyong’o is mourning the death of Nikita Pearl Waligwa.

The 36-year-old actress took to Instagram to remember her Queen of Katwe young co-star after it was announced she passed away at the age of 15.

“It is with great sadness that I post about the passing of Nikita Waligwa, the sweet, warm, talented girl whom I worked with on the film, Queen Of Katwe,” Lupita wrote. “She played Gloria with such vibrancy. In her real life she had the enormous challenge of battling brain cancer.”

Nikita as initially diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2016, and she made a recovery in 2017. Sadly, the tumor returned in 2019.

“My thoughts and prayers are with her family and community as they come to terms with having to say goodbye so soon,” Lupita concluded. “May she truly rest in piece. May it be well with her soul.”

Here's What Lupita Nyong'o Is Up to Leading Up to Oscars Weekend

Lupita Nyong’o was snubbed by the Oscars this year and we’re still sad that she’s not nominated for Best Actress for her work in Us.

The 36-year-old actress, who previously won an Oscar for 12 Years a Slave, should be getting ready for this weekend’s Academy Awards, but she’s in the Big Apple instead.

Lupita attended the relaunch of the Delta SkyMiles American Express Cards on Thursday (February 6) at the Helen Mills Event Space in New York City.

While in town, we bet we’ll see Lupita attend a fashion show or two during fashion week!

The Bachelorette‘s Tyler Cameron and his best friend Matt James were also at the relaunch event.

FYI: Tyler is wearing a Sandro jacket.

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Lupita Nyong'o Reflects On Her Six-Year Film Career While Receiving a Special Award

Lupita Nyong’o appears on stage to accept the Montecito Award at the 2020 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Monday (January 20) at the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, Calif.

The Oscar-winning actress reflected on her six-year film career thus far while accepting the honor.

“It still feels early for me to be reflecting on a body of work, but I feel blessed to have had the diversity of experience I have had so far,” Lupita shared with the crowd (via Noozhawk.com). “It’s something I have always wanted.”

“As an actor, real freedom is having that choice, and it’s hard to get there because acting is reliant on many other things,” she added. “Acting is a privileged thing. It’s luxurious to play all day…and have people look up at you…It’s a luxurious thing, and also a thing the comes with a lot of responsibility.”

FYI: Lupita is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.

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Lupita Nyong'o Dazzles in $3.5 Million of Diamonds at SAG Awards 2020

Lupita Nyong’o sparkles in $3.5 million worth of diamonds at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards!

The 36-year-old Us actress stepped out for the event held on Sunday (January 19) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Her gown is covered in 32,000 sequins and crystals, and it took more than 1,400 hours to complete.

“We really wanted to harness the elegance and timelessness and modernity that Lupita embodies and values,” her stylist Micaela Erlanger told THR.

Lupita is presenting tonight, and she is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her work on Us as Adelaide Wilson/Red.

READ MORE: Lupita Nyong’o Reacts to SAG Awards Nomination! (Video)

FYI: Lupita is wearing custom Louis Vuitton with Forevermark jewelry

15+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o at the event… More Here! »

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Lupita Nyong'o Stuns in Brown Dress & Updo at Critics' Choice Awards 2020

Best Actress nominee Lupita Nyong’o has arrived at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards!

The 36-year-old Little Monsters actress hit the blue carpet at the event held on Sunday (January 12) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

She donned a sleeveless brown gown with an updo and gold accessories.

Lupita Nyong’o is nominated for her work in Us as Adelaide Wilson/Red.

Make sure to tune in tonight for the Critics’ Choice Awards, hosted by Taye Diggs, which will air on The CW at 7pm EST. The show honors the best in both movies and TV.

READ MORE: Lupita Nyong’o Reveals Why She Doesn’t Speak Out About Politics

FYI: Lupita is wearing Michael Kors with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, Pomellato jewelry, Jimmy Choo sunglasses, and a Tyler Ellis clutch.

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Renee Zelleweger Honored At National Board of Review Gala 2020 With Salma Hayek and Lupita Nyong'o

Renee Zellweger keeps it classic in an off the shoulder black dress while arriving for the 2020 National Board Of Review Gala on Wednesday night (January 8) in New York City.

The 50-year-old actress was honored at the event as Best Actress for her performance in Judy, alongside Kathy Bates, who picked up the Best Supporting Actress award for Richard Jewell.

Director Melina Matsoukas was also honored at the event with the Best Directorial Debut award for Queen & Slim, presented by producer Lena Waithe.

Salma Hayek, Lupita Nyong’o, Jamie Lee Curtis, Whoopi Goldberg, and Uma Thurman were also seen at the event.

FYI: Lupita wore a Celine dress with Cartier jewelry. Salma wore a Jonathan Simkhai dress.

50+ pictures inside of Renee Zellweger, Lupita Nyong’o, Salma Hayek and more at the 2020 NBR Gala

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