Lupita Nyong’otook home an oscar for best supporting actress in 12 Years a Slave, “I can’t believe this is in my hands,” Nyong’o said, holding up her
statue. “I cant believe this is real life. I’m really overwhelmed.”
actress, who made her feature film debut in Steve McQueen‘s drama, has had a whirlwind awards season, topping it off with a win at the Academy Awards. “What I’ve learned for myself is that I don’t have to be anybody else and that myself is good enough,” she told reporters. “When I’m being true to myself, I can avail myself to such extraordinary things — such as this!”
She also said that no matter where you're from your dreams are valid which was then tweeted a zillion times last night. If you have seen '12 Years a Slave' then you know Lupita really deserved this award. If you haven't seen it when you do you will agree. Check out Lupita Nyong'o's speech below. took home statuettes for best supporting actress.