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Must-See Late Night Clip: Anchors Have No Idea How to Pronounce Lupita Nyong’o

On Wednesday, People magazine announced that Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o is this year’s most beautiful person. But as Jimmy Kimmel discovered, this caused some difficulties for America’s news anchors (including MSNBC’s Joy Reid), who struggled through trying to pronounce her name on air. One even decided to drop the last name altogether, because really, why even bother trying?


Watch video below, via ABC:


For the record, Nyong’o herself helped Jimmy Fallon out with this problem when she appeared on his show earlier this year.

Watch video below, via YouTube:

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