7 Reasons We Love Lupita

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She Loves Herself

She sometimes struggled to get there, as she admitted at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon earlier this year, but she made it. For years, she hated her looks, and she prayed every night that she would wake up with light skin. But seeing the success of celebrated South Sudanese model Alek Wek made her appreciate her own gorgeous skin.

(Photo: Lupita Nyong’o via Instagram)

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