Lupita Nyong’o has had an amazing year. The Mexican-Kenyan native grabbed the hearts of many after her captivating role in 12 Years a Slave, garnering her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Nyong’o was later praised by People Magazine as “The Most Beautiful Woman” in 2014.
The Academy Award winner kept the ball rolling this week with her special guest appearance on Sesame Street. Nyong’o’s natural charm was on display when she linked up with Elmo for a skit on skin:
While the piece speaks on the importance of skin to protecting our body, the dynamic duo lets the world know to appreciate their skin tone.”Skin comes in lots of beautiful shades and colors,” says the Yale alumna. “You know what, Miss Lupita?” says Elmo. “Elmo loves the skin he’s in.”