Our obsession with Lupita Nyong’o has quite possibly reached new heights.
The Academy Award winner posted a make-up free selfie on Instagram over the weekend and can we just say … “Flawless.” After a long, yet extremely successful award season, the actress deserves a little r and r which by the looks of things, the 31-year-old is taking full advantage of some time off.
In the image, the star can be seen relaxing in a New York hotel room with a cozy robe on, sporting a pair of reading glasses. As she looks into the camera, the 12 Years a Slave actress can be seen sipping what we could image, a refreshing beverage.
“NY Staycation. Thank you, @theempirehotel for my first monogrammed gift. #theempirehotel,” she captioned the snapshot.
Lupita, who quickly became the new “it” girl after her outstanding performance in Steve McQueen’s drama, is rumored to be in talks with several directors about forthcoming projects.
According to reports, the 31-year-old is talking with J.J. Abrams about a role in the upcoming Star Wars VII. The actress is also rumored to play the next Bond Girl in the next James Bond installment.
Lupita’s latest film, Non-Stop is in theaters now.
Dwyane Wade On New Heartfelt Documentary: It’s A Story “I Never Got A Chance To Tell As A Kid”
It’s been an epic week for Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union.
It first started with one of the biggest trades of the year with Wade returning back to Miami to finish the rest of the season with the Heat. “I was happy,” Wade told us on Thursday night about the trade.
He added, “The journey of the NBA took me to Chicago, it took me to Cleveland, but it also brought me back to Miami; a place from a basketball sense birthed me.”
Days following the big NBA announcement, the lovebirds then celebrated the release of Dwyane’s documentary, Shot in the Dark, which the NBA champion produced alongside Chance the Rapper.
The film follows the Orr Academy High School basketball team on Chicago’s Westside. Throughout the documentary, cameras capture the journey of individual athletes trying to make it to the NBA despite growing up in the violent streets of Chicago.
During the screening, Wade also opened up to HipHollywood about why the project was near and dear to his heart. “It’s home,” the Chicago native said. “I jumped on board right away because it’s a story being told that I never got a chance to tell as a kid. To be able to shed some positive light on a tough, dark situation for us was big.”
Union added, “I’m so proud. Coming up on Hoop Dreams … It explores so many other topics that are critical to kids in Chicago.”
As for whether or not D-Wade picked up some advice from his TV star boo, not quite. When asked what tips Union gave Wade ahead of the project, the actress told us, “None. You have to learn. Humility and school of hard knocks. Things are not going to go your way and you have to learn through experience just like the rest of us.”
Check out the documentary on February 24 on Fox Sports.
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