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Here's The Inspirational Reason Lupita Nyong'o Spoke Up About Harvey Weinstein

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Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o's bravery to share her #MeToo story inspired the masses.

When asked why she so vulnerably decided to write an opinion piece in The New York Times about her encounters with Harvey Weinstein, the 34-year-old said it was just the right thing to do.

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The Black Panther star explained to The Hollywood Reporter:

"I felt uncomfortable in my silence, and I wanted to liberate myself from it and contribute to the discussion. That was just what I felt I needed to do, quite viscerally. I couldn't sleep. I needed to get it out … I had to talk to her about it because it was something that we hadn't talked about."

We're happy to hear the celeb feels a sense of relief since speaking her truth.

You can ch-ch-check out the rest of her THR interview where she opens up about the new Marvel movie and facing insecurities HERE!

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