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Lupita Nyong’o Talks 'Eclipsed' On Broadway & Getting Stood Up At Prom On 'Late Night With Seth Meyers'

Watch Lupita Nyong'o talk starring in 'Eclipsed' on Broadway and her high school prom disaster on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers.'


Believe it or not, Lupita Nyong’o was stood up at prom.

The Academy Award winner–looking fly as ever in a red suit–stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers Monday night to talk starring in Eclipsed on Broadway and the time a date flaked during her high school days in Kenya. As you may recall, Nyong’o mentioned her prom disaster during a conversation with Trevor Noah a few weeks back.

Written by Danai Gurira and directed by South Africa's Liesl TommyEclipsed, which opened last Sunday at the Golden Theatre, tells the story of a group of women during the second Liberian War. Find out how to support the show’s 10,000 Girls Campaign by heading here.

Watch Nyong'o's full Late Night appearance in the videos below.

@latenightseth here I come!

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Talking @eclipsedbway and my dating disaster with @latenightseth tonight at 12:35am on NBC. #checkitout. A photo posted by Lupita Nyong'o (@lupitanyongo) on

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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