‘People confuse me with Lupita’

‘People confuse me with Lupita’

Zawadi Nyong’o is never surprised how a lot of people confuse her with her Oscar award-winning younger sister, Lupita Nyong’o.

“Yes people always confuse me with her. I think she is far well known than me, but how so many people confuse us is just amazing. I have had many people call me Lupita and I think it’s all about our striking resemblance,” says the self-proclaimed Afropolitan feminist digital native.

But she is not offended by it or jealous.

“I just take it in and I am quick to say that I am not her (Lupita). It’s not easy having a celebrity little sister whom you really look like. I believe we inherited our looks from our dad. I celebrate my younger sister for her achievements.” Read more


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Osigweh Lilian Oluchi is a graduate of the University of Lagos where she obtained a B.A (Hons) in English, Masters in Public and International affairs (MPIA). Currently works with 1stnews as a Database Manager / Writer. [email protected]

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