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Lupita Nyong’o massages dad’s feet in Father’s day special

June 21st, 2022 1 min read

Award wining actress Lupita Nyong’o has caused online discussion after sharing a photo massaging her dad’s feet.

Nyong’o who was acknowledging her dad during Father’s Day celebrations posted the video saying, “Happy Father’s Day to the man whose feet I relish being at.”

As he enjoys the massage, Lupita’s dad, a seasoned politician and Kisumu governor Anyang’ Nyong’o, is seen reading a newspaper and conversing.

The move shows how the celebrated actress has maintained her African culture despite having a successful career in the West.

The Kenyan-Mexican actress wrote a children’s book named Sulwe, which became a number-one New York Times Best-Seller.

That same year, Nyong’o narrated the Discovery Channel docu-series Serengeti, which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Narrator.

The following year, the thespian was named one of Africa’s “50 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes.

Additionally, Nyong’o who starred in Black Panther became the first Kenyan to win the Oscar Award in 2014 for her supporting role in the movie 12 Years a Slave.

Nyong’o is gunning to defend the Kisumu gubernatorial for a second term in the August 2022 polls.