Lupita Nyong’o shouted out a lot of people in her enchanting Best Supporting Actress speech, including her brother who arguably scored one of the biggest wins of the night!
Lupita’s brother, Peter Nyong’o, was at the right place at the right time and smartly slid into the picture when Ellen gathered Hollywood’s A-listers including his sister, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie—to pose for the ultimate selfie.
Not surprisingly, the photo immediately started trending and before the night was up the photo had been retweeted more than 2 million times, breaking the record set by President Barack Obama with the picture of him hugging First Lady Michelle Obama after his re-election in 2012.
At least in the social media world, Lupita’s brother will go down in history just like his sister. “I think that’s his win for sure,” the Best Supporting Actress winner told reporters backstage. “He got into the most famous selfie in the world. I’m glad I could have facilitated that.”
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Lupita’s Brother Scored The Biggest Win Of The Night In Ellen’s Star-Studded Selfie [PHOTO] was originally published on hellobeautiful.com