Lupita Nyong'o reminds me of Southern Sudanese model, Alek Wek. When I was a kid, Alek Wek was one of the only dark skin models I would see in some Black magazines. Her tall and dark figure seemed to break the mold of the normal standards of beauty. I thought she was gorgeous. Like Nyong'o, Wek also rocked a short haircut. I have heard people say that Alek Wek and Lupita Nyong'o look alike, and I have to disagree. Although both have similar skin tones, short hair, and appear to be in great shape, I think they have different facial features.
Both Alek Wek and Lupita Nyong'o are female native Africans who've risen to the top of their game, and I'm not mad at them either (smile)!
Go Ms. Nyong'o and Ms.Wek!
What do you think of both Lupita Nyong'o and Alek Wek?
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