Hi, I'm Jess. I've been described as "delightfully absurd" by people who know me well. Take that as you will.
Only a couple of days prior to the Oscars, Nyong’o took home the Essence magazine Black Woman in Hollywood Breakthrough Award to far less pomp and circumstance. In front of a much smaller audience at the Beverly Hills Hotel, a nervous Nyong’o a spoke about a controversial topic rarely discussed in Hollywood.
Someone asked us:
My friend saw a hickey on my breast that my boyfriend had given me and told me that I needed to stop letting him do that because hickies cause blood clots which can increase my chances of breast cancer. My grandmother had a double mastectomy less than a week ago so…
FAVORITE MOVIES » Easy A (2010)
“Whatever happened to chivalry? Does it only exist in 80′s movies? I want John Cusack holding a boombox outside my window. I wanna ride off on a lawnmower with Patrick Dempsey. I want Jake from Sixteen Candles waiting outside the church for me. I want Judd Nelson thrusting his fist into the air because he knows he got me. Just once I want my life to be like an 80′s movie, preferably one with a really awesome musical number for no apparent reason. But no, John Hughes did not direct my life.”