Nyong’o appears on the December cover of Glamour as one of the magazine’s Women of the Year 2014. Nyong’o discusses winning the Oscar.
I don’t think I will ever be able to really articulate how bizarre it was to hear my name at the Academy Awards. I’d watched in my pajamas the year before! I felt numb — dazed and confused. I remember feeling light — weightless. More like limbo than cloud nine.