British Airways' In-Flight Magazine Actually Thinks Lupita Nyong'o Is From Wakanda
British Airways' High Line magazine published an article stating that Lupita Nyong'o is actually from Wakanda...
Yes, we wish Wakanda—the fictional African nation where Marvel's Black Panther takes place—was a real city too, but it's not. Someone should inform British Airways' High Line Magazine of this.
The in-flight magazine recently published an article in which they listed Wakanda as Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o's country of origin.
I have just a few questions:
How is this even possible? When—once again—Wakanda is not a real country? When most magazines have editors? When the internet exists as a practically endless source of information?
There are just so many layers of incompetence presented here, that I'm not quite sure where to begin.
Peep the absurd blunder below:
The British Airways in flight magazine really thinks Lupita Nyong’o is from Wakanda. pic.twitter.com/Pjnytkf68A
— Denizcan Targaryen (@MrFilmkritik) September 4, 2017
— Mask & Hammer (@MaskandHammer) September 6, 2017
Reactions immediately rolled in, because—come on, man—this is way too ridiculous for people to not have a field day with.
Wakanda is lovely this time of year
— AG (@5horizns) September 5, 2017
White people: we know places in Africa! There's Pride Rock, Wakanda, Africa Near, Africa Far, Africa Wherever you are! We bless the rains https://t.co/iK9s5zICpx
— ⚡️Nea Odinson⚡️ (@agentcutiepie) September 5, 2017
Buttt......never mind .. pic.twitter.com/zHF4sjXkHI
— PhoenixRose (@PhoenixRose731) September 6, 2017
Those idiots... everyone knows she's from Zamunda
— Steve (@uber_steve) September 5, 2017
Moral of the story: Google exists for a reason, use it.