Lupita Nyong’o has called out Grazia after it removed parts of her hair for the front cover of its November edition.
The Oscar-winning actress shared a lengthy message on Instagram in which she explained that she was disappointed in the magazine for editing out and smoothening her kinky, coily hair.
“As I have made clear so often in the past with every fiber of my being, I embrace my natural heritage and despite having grown up thinking light skin and straight, silky hair were the standards of beauty, I now know that my dark skin and kinky, coily hair are beautiful too,” she wrote. “Being featured on the cover of a magazine fulfills me as it is an opportunity to show other dark, kinky-haired people, and particularly our children, that they are beautiful just the way they are. Read more