Lupita Nyong’o has already won over millions of hearts in America thanks to her endearing humility and her Oscar-winning performance in 12 Years A Slave. And now Nyong’o gave fans yet another reason to love her after she posted a heartfelt message about gay marriage online.
According to the Huffington Post, Nyong’o recently attended the wedding of celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson and his partner, famed colorist Jason Backe, in New York City on Wednesday.
After the couple exchanged vows, Nyong’o shared a photo of the nuptials on her Instagram page and shared a touching message about same-sex marriage with her fans.
“I witnessed the man who adds so much beauty to my life legalize his beautiful marriage. Thank you for the reminder that love and its declaration can be simple. Congratulations @tedgibsonbeauty,” she captioned the photo.
Gibson responded by thanking Nyong’o for making his special day “so special.”
Well, we’re thoroughly impressed and our hearts have, once again, been warmed by Nyong’o. – nicholas robinson