2014 Oscars: Lupita Nyong’o Wins Best Supporting Actress! [Video]
Congrats Lupita! The 12 Years A Slave co-star took home the Oscar for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ ! She beat out some tough competition Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, June Squibb and Sally Hawkins, for her role as Patsey in the film.
“Steve McQueen, you charge everything that you fashion with a breath of your own spirit. Thank you so much for putting me in this position, this has been the joy of my life. I’m certain that the dead are standing about you and watching and they’re grateful and so am I. Chiwetel, thank you for your fearlessness and how deeply you went into telling Solomon’s story.Michael Fassbender, thank you so much, you were my rock…I want to thank my family for your training and the Yale school of drama. My friends. My brother Junior sitting by my side.”
She proudly ends with…“When I look down at this golden statue, may it remind me and every little child that no matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.”