She Beat Oprah and Julia Roberts!
Lupita Nyong’o, 30 choked up as she accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress at the 2014 Critics’ Choice Award, held last night in Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.
The 12 Years A Slave actress sashayed across the stage in a white cut out Calvin Klein Collection gown before presenting her emotional acceptance speech,
“I’d like to dedicate this to my uncle —- who always came to watch every single play I was in. At one of the last performances he saw me in he said, ‘You’re good, but let’s see what Hollywood thinks of you.’ He didn’t live to see this day, but I’m sure he’s proud of me.”
Here’s a recap of her speech:
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