Lupita Nyong’o Reveals why Being a Luo Was Embarrassment for her as she graces Vogue cover (Photos)


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Oscar Award Winning star Lupita Nyong’o graced the grace the cover of Vogue for the second time in a row. She becomes the first African woman to appear twice in the cover page of the popular Vogue.

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During the interview with Vogue, the actress revealed that she was initially ashamed of being a Luo and everything associated with Luo and Dholuo put her off.The 12 Years A Slave star further revealed that she was forced to speak either English or Kiswahili to avoid being associated with her tribe.

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She explained that she reached a point where she even hated being black, contemplating on changing her skin colour, but she was convinced later that skin colour does not matter as long as one accepts herself the way she was created.

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Lupita was born in Mexico and she at one time dated  Somali Canadian rapper K’naan but they broke up in January 2015.She is a global elephant ambassador for conservation organization Wild Aid.