WHOA! Look how far she's come!
Before her Oscar-winning role in 12 Years A Slave, Lupita Nyong'o was many things!
She studied at Yale School of Drama and slayed there as an actress!
But did you know she was ALSO one of the stars of the MTV African Soap Opera Shuga!?!
Well, now you do, and it's AH-MAZE!
Ch-ch-check out the trailer for the show (above) and watch as Lupita tackles tough subjects like sex and HIV!!
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