One source claims the 18-year-old was actually bullied for being there -- apparently not everyone thought she earned the right to walk the shows!
The insider spilled:
This is so sweet!
Lupita Nyong'o has been vocal about growing up feeling less-than-beautiful (which is crazy ’cause she's STUNNING), and has cited supermodel Alek Wek as one of her beauty inspirations over the years.
Now, the two have finally met in real life and video cameras were there to document it! Hurray for meeting your heroes! Hurray for technology!
Check out the video (below) of the women basically gushing over each other! We have a feeling this is the beginning of a lifelong friendship!