My life is a constant balance of understanding that I can’t control everything. I can’t control what people are going to think about me, and I can’t control what they are going to write about me - but I can control my actions and how I live my life.
People think that in my free time I fly out to an island and party and get wasted, when in reality, i’m a very paranoid person so I just sit at home alone in bed with my dogs.
Lupita Nyong’o gets emotional whilst accepting the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award for ‘12 Years a Slave’ during the 86th Annual Academy Awards
The cast and crew of ‘12 Years a Slave’ celebrate after winning the Best Picture award onstage during the 86th Annual Academy Awards
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt congratulate Lupita Nyong’o on her Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award