TRUE BEAUTY: Oscar Winner’s Speech on Beauty Left Daft Audience Speechless

Published on March 4, 2014

Before winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for “12 Years A Slave”, Lupita Nyong’o won the Essence Magazine Black Women In Hollywood Breakthrough Performance Award. In a beautiful speech at the ceremony, she said: “What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and for those around you. That kind of beauty enflames the heart and enchants the soul…”