Lupita Nyong’o In Jonathan Cohen – Jimmy Kimmel Live

Lupita Nyong’o made a guest appearance on Jimmy Kimmel last night (January 14) where she talked about going from being a student at Yale, to starring in ’12 Years A Slave’, to meeting people she’s starstruck over like Leonardo DiCaprio at The Golden Globes on Sunday.

With her fashion-icon status all but sealed, every item she wears will come under closer scrutiny, but she appears to be taking it all in her stride. Even Jimmy commented on her dress during this interview.

The actress wore a sporty Jonathan Cohen Spring 2014 frock featuring a surfer print in a cool-blue hue, with matching pumps and a bright-red lip rounding out her look.

Her short ‘do was again side parted, this time in two places, as she continued to pay homage to the formidable Grace Jones.


Credit: NYMag

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20 Responses to Lupita Nyong’o In Jonathan Cohen – Jimmy Kimmel Live

  1. michboa January 16, 2014 at 02:33 #

    Her skin is glorious. I don’t think she is trying to pay homage to Grace Jones.Loads of women wear a fade and not necessarily because of Grace Jones.

  2. Serenity January 16, 2014 at 02:01 #

    I mean really, how can you not love her??

  3. Myrtle January 16, 2014 at 00:45 #

    She is so beautiful and absolutely lovely! I love her laugh, oh my god she’s like an angel haha!
    The dress was very cute and event appropriate
    Some of the questions in the interview made me cringe a bit. It’s clear Jimmy thinks that in Kenya they just have mud huts and barely speak English, it was a bit annoying seeing him be surprised that Kenyan people watch TV or have senators.
    Anyway! Lupita was very graceful and elegant with it all, I like her and can’t wait to see more of her not just on the red carpet but in movies too.

  4. Archana January 15, 2014 at 23:46 #

    Love her sense of fashion and style and it doesn’t hurt that she is utterly adorable! Doesn’t hurt at all 🙂

  5. Badaboum January 15, 2014 at 23:26 #

    Flawless as usual… Any idea who her stylist is? Or if she has one at all?

    • nokia January 16, 2014 at 09:40 #

      Was going to ask the same question to FC

  6. Goldfish January 15, 2014 at 22:23 #

    Wow. I didn’t really understand her appeal beautywise from pictures- but she looks absolutely stunning in the interview. Pictures does not do her justice

    • Goldfish January 15, 2014 at 22:24 #

      Do not*

      • justme January 15, 2014 at 22:34 #

        She’s really perfection in motion. She just makes me smile.

  7. Christine January 15, 2014 at 21:50 #

    She is so cute. Love this look!

  8. Alina January 15, 2014 at 21:16 #

    Lovely look! I admire her for wearing bold prints and colours over and over again.

  9. rita January 15, 2014 at 21:16 #

    Sorry FC, but she was born in Mexico but raised in Kenya. Lovely as usual.

  10. Ahot January 15, 2014 at 21:12 #

    Lovely dress, Kimmel had the most cringe-worthy questions ever tho. smh
    I really admire her for putting up with these kind of interviews with a straight face lol

  11. America Yuzeth January 15, 2014 at 21:00 #

    I thought she was Mexican born?

  12. dee January 15, 2014 at 20:49 #

    She looks really cute. She is so pretty.

  13. Yeliz January 15, 2014 at 20:48 #

    She looks so lovely, I love the dress.

  14. sara January 15, 2014 at 20:34 #

    she’s just so pretty so well speaking, her performance in 12 years slave was fantastic i still can’t believe jennifer won the golden globes over her…..

    • Serenity January 16, 2014 at 02:01 #

      Agree totally.

  15. Valeria B. January 15, 2014 at 20:34 #

    She is amazing and funny. I like her even more 🙂

  16. Elisabeth January 15, 2014 at 20:27 #

    Is she just the cutest ever!

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