Beauty of the Day Lupita Nyong'o Wasn't Always a Red Carpet Trendsetter: 'I Was a Tomboy!'

Beauty of the Day Lupita Nyong'o Wasn't Always a Red Carpet Trendsetter: 'I Was a Tomboy!'
She has starred in back-to-back hits Black Panther and Us and dominates on the red carpet as a trendsetter. But that wasn’t always the case for Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.

As a kid, “I was a tomboy!” insists the actress in this year’s Beautiful Issue, where she is named a Beauty of the Year. “My parents did not emphasize gender norms. I loved climbing trees and getting dirty outside. I also enjoyed playing tricks on my family—I still do!”

The Kenyan-Mexican star, 36, also has some advice to her 15-year-old self: “I would tell her to dance like no one was watching,
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