Scene: Lupita Nyong’o Rocks Modern ‘Gumby’ Afro

Lupita Nyong'o

Photo Credit: NBC

Lupita Nyong’o stepped onto the Late Night With Seth Meyer set Monday like a boss model. We’re not sure what we loved most on the Eclipsed star: her statement-making monochromatic Balmain suit or edgy gumby. But, who says we have to choose?

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Nyong’o is one of those rare beauties who can pull off a perfectly asymmetrical faux gumby fade with deep side parts. She is serving teenie weenie afro inspiration for days. And, her micro-pleated plants served flare as she glided across the stage in a stunning orange red ’80’s throwback oversized blazer and bandeau top.


Lupita Nyong'o

Photo Credit: NBC

Can you believe this woman could ever have been stood up at the prom? Neither can we. Click through to watch her tell the unbelievable story on Late Night.

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