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How Lupita Nyong’o Schooled VOGUE On Met Gala Hair Inspiration – Audrey Hepburn Had NOTHING To Do With It!


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We love a good clap back. And Lupita Nyong’o served up a history lesson to VOGUE after they tried to say Audrey Hepburn inspired her sculptured Met Gala hair. Ummm…yeah.

More inside….

Sighs…here we go again!

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Tony Award nominee Lupita Nyong’o turned heads when she stepped out on the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala in a sparkling green Calvin Klein gown and her sky-high sculptured hair.

Once again, VOGUE tried to explain the Kenyan beauty's look to the masses comparing Lupita’s updo to Audrey Hepburn’s hairstyle in her 1963 VOGUE shoot.

Receipts below:

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We’re not sure how they still got it wrong being that she told Andre Leon Talley the inspiration behind the updo (one of them being iconic singer Nina Simone) on the carpet:

Well, the Oscar winner hopped on Instagram to subtly, yet powerfully, school the magazine on the African influences behind her Met Gala hair-raising 'do. She did not get upset, she did not curse, she didn't have READ the publication. THREE words along with a picture collage is all that was needed.

She said:


Hair Inspiration. Check. @vernonfrancois @voguemagazine #metball2016

A video posted by Lupita Nyong'o (@lupitanyongo) on


School 'em Lupita!


Photo: Getty/Lupita's IG

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