Lupita! Lupita! Lupita!

That dress (above, in action)! That frog ring! That acceptance speech:

I’m certain that the dead are standing about you and watching and they are grateful and so am I.

The President of Kenya salutes her and so do we all, except let’s watch those headlines, shall we? Here’s the trailer for In My Genes, a 2008 documentary about albinism in Kenya that she wrote, produced and directed; three years before that, she worked as a P.A. on the set of the Constant Gardener, and now, an Oscar on her first movie role. Lupita Nyong’o! Lunesta Knee-Congo!

Also, a follow-up on the giant hat/Pharrell synecdoche: Arby’s bought it for $44,000.

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