Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong’o in a new video has surprised many fans with the new food that she tried and fans are in awe! The Kenyan-Mexican actress is popularly known for her role as Nakia in the MCU’s Black Panther and is known for playing roles in Us, 12 Years a Slave, Eclipsed, and even starring in Star Wars trilogy.
The actress will now be seen in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever where she will be reprising her role as Nakia, which is set to scheduled in November this year.
Lupita Nyong’o’s The New Ant-Woman Now!
The Oscar-winning actor recently uploaded a video on Instagram showing off a slice of mango sprinkled with dozens of black ants along with a glass of champagne. The 39-year-old actress excitedly said, “It’s ants!” and ate a bit of it and shared once “It’s really good!”
This time, she took a large bite, finishing the slice at once, and shared how it tasted on the clip, “It’s not even crunchy or anything.” That post was captioned with “You can call me Ant-Woman!! #Marvel #Ants #Foodie.”
The video was taken from Los Angeles on the opening night of a three-day dinner event featuring food from world-renowned restaurant Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Lupita Nyong’o Fans’ Reaction To The Instagram’s ‘Ant-Woman’
Though, this post got much attention on the photo-video sharing app with mixed reviews on the actor’s dining choice. Many fans didn’t like the idea of eating ants in a dish while others who knew other cultures understood it well and respected her choice of eating a mango with sprinkled ants.
For the unversed, many cultures relished insects as food and it is culturally normal in many places. Many of her fans came to her support and shared their opinions on Twitter.
Check out the tweets below.
Billions of people around the world eat bugs and it's part of their traditions. Some of these comments are so disrespectful, it's giving uncultured.
just like when Rihanna dipped mango in the ocean now everyone’s gonna be eating bug fruit on tik tok pic.twitter.com/2TJh8KoBUj
— 🔥 (@Flamerounds) July 23, 2022
She doing something normal that lots of people do.
— gabby (@noisylemonade) July 22, 2022
it’s common to eat ants in other cultures, it may not be the norm but it’s insensitive to say it’s nasty…
— ◽️ant (@antvocado) July 23, 2022
The much-anticipated trailer of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was released at the SDCC 2022 that shows the journey after the death of King T’Challa. Apart from the Oscar-winning actress, it is starring Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Tenoch Huerta, Martin Freeman, and Angela Bassett.
The movie is set to release on November 11, 2022.