Lupita Nyong’o has set the record straight regarding where her Met Gala 2016 hair inspiration came from. It was “African Inspired and not inspired by Audrey Hepburn as suggested by Vogue Magazine.  The slides below shows exactly says it all.

The award winning actress posted the clip below on her Instagram in classy way with the following message:

”Hair Inspiration. Check.@vernonfrancois @voguemagazine #metball2016

Credit: Lupita Nyong’o

Reading through the comments below is obvious most people are not happy below are some of the comments from Lupita’s Instagram page:

  • Audrey Hepburn was beautiful woman. However, I never saw her photo. The first thing I thought of was African Tribal Women hairstyles.
  • African beauty
  • Queen
  • Please educate them. Thank you.
  • Yes. Loved the Grace on which she shared the origin
  • My hair is my crown. Bigger the better, I loved your doo!
  • ogue tried to say Lupita got her hair inspiration for Audrey Hepburn and she checked them real quick
  • Audrey Hepburn was beautiful woman. However, I never saw her photo. The first thing I thought of was African Tribal Women hairstyles.
  • Every African knows this is African hairdos please!

Hair Inspiration. Check. @vernonfrancois @voguemagazine #metball2016

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