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Lupita Nyong’o Is People’s “Most Beautiful Woman In The World” (EXCLUSIVE)

Truth rating: 10

By Michael Lewittes

EXCLUSIVE

(People)

Lupita Nyong’o is People magazine’s “Most Beautiful Woman In The World.”

The actress certainly has had a huge year, winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar, being named the new face of Lancôme, and recently gracing the cover of Marie Claire.

Gossip Cop heard from insiders that right from the beginning Nyong’o was the “frontrunner,” and basically the only choice for the cover.

Nyong’o tells the magazine, “It was exciting and just a major, major compliment” that she was chosen its “Most Beautiful.”

“I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen,” she added.

After scooping People for a number of years on the “Sexiest Man Alive” cover — and hearing some moans from Time Inc. — we graciously waited (this time ) until just hours before the mag’s announcement to release our exclusive.

Reps for Nyong’o and People did not respond to Gossip Cop for comment.

What do you think about People tapping Nyong’o as its “Most Beautiful Woman”?

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