Lupita Nyong'o
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Before her breakout role in 12 Years a Slave, Lupita Nyong’o was just an unknown Yale thespian, but that’s all changed now! The beauty has become one of the most talked about star this awards season thanks to her impeccable style and easy grace. With the Academy Awards coming up we’re anxiously awaiting to see what she’ll wear (join us for our Google+ Hangout to discuss), and of course we're rooting for her to take home the award for Best Supporting Actress. With her success sky rocketing, we have a sneaky suspicion we’ll be saying her name a lot more often. But wait, how do you say her name in the first place? Well, thanks to her Instagram video (below) we now know how. Scroll down to see just exactly how you say our favorite rising star’s name straight from her lips!