Ten year old Quvenzhane Wallis stole hearts in the 2012 movie “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, for which she earned an Oscar nom. Little Q was the youngest actress to be so honored. She went on to star in the critically acclaimed film “12 Years a Slave”.
The accolades and major accomplishments continue to roll in for Q. She was just named the face of Giorgio Armani Jr., a high end fashion line for children and teens.
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has achieved another entertainment industry milestone!
Forget Beyonce, Kenya’s Lupita Nyong’o (by way of Mexico) is the first 100% black woman to ever top the list of PEOPLE’s 50 Most Beautiful.
President Barack Obama took his ObamaCare agenda to the Ellen Degeneres Show yesterday. Appearing via satellite from his man cave in the White House, Obama promoted his signature healthcare reform law to Ellen’s 5 million viewers.
Ellen did her part to urge her female viewers to sign up, saying “we’re all grateful for Obamacare.”
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Lupita won the coveted Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her gut-wrenching portrayal of a slavemaster’s favored concubine in 12 Years a Slave.
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o was all smiles as she waded through a sea of paparazzi at Los Angeles Airport (LAX) today. Nyong’o, 31, won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role in 12 Years a Slave on Sunday. Lupita was upstaged by her lesser famous sibling Peter Nyong’o, who attends Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. Peter photo bombed a star-studded Selfie that was tweeted by Ellen Degeneres, who hosted the Oscars.
12 years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley, right, exclusively tells Page Six that omitting the name of director Steve McQueen during his acceptance speech wasn’t intentional.
Steve McQueen‘s slavery-themed film 12 Years a Slave won the top honor at the 86th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles.
Actor Will Smith, who was awarded a Razzie on Saturday for worst actor in a flop (After Earth), presented the Best Picture Oscar Award to 12 Years a Slave.
Director McQueen said: “Everyone deserves not just to survive but to live… I dedicate this award to all the people who have endured slavery and the 21 million people who still suffer slavery today.”
It was another “end of white guilt” moment for the Oscar Academy who have conditioned audiences to believe that black actors are only at their best when they portray slaves or humble domestic help.