Blissful collectively! Lupita Nyong’o has discovered love with TV host Selema Masekela — and they’re already in full sync.
“We simply click on! 💘 @selema #thisismylove #nuffsaid,” the Black Panther star, 39, captioned a Friday, December 23, Instagram video of the pair snapping their fingers whereas making an attempt on varied coordinating outfits.
Within the couple’s Instagram debut, they started by carrying matching blue-and-white printed robes. Nyong’o and the sports activities commentator, 51, then confirmed off their purple leopard-print swimsuits, yellow formalwear and orange ensembles.
Masekela, for his half, shared the identical social media video on his web page with a candy caption devoted to his girlfriend. “Hearts are synched. My complete and precise love @lupitanyongo. ❤️❤️❤️,” the Alekesam founder wrote on Friday.
The blissful couple’s celeb pals, together with Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, Janelle Monae and Elaine Welteroth, famous they’re already “obsessed” with the romantic pairing.
“LOVE WINSSSSS ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ and that’s that on that! love you each to the moon,” the previous Teen Vogue editor, 31, replied by way of Instagram touch upon Friday.
The 12 Years a Slave actress and Masekela haven’t revealed when or how they first linked, however the New York native beforehand has been vocal about his curiosity in Nyong’o.
“Hypothetically talking after all…let’s say you’re seated behind Lupita Nyong’o on an airplane, what could be your opening line?” Masekela tweeted in April 2016. “Anybody comes up with opener for me with Lupita Nyong’o, ship em. Trigger I’m actually sittin’ proper behind her on this flight. #stumped.”
After the musician requested for recommendation to impress the Kenya native, he favored one thought particularly.
“Say hey, look forward to her to reply. Inform her [your] dad shouted her out at a efficiency & freestyle from there,” a social media consumer replied on the time.
Masekela retweeted the suggestion, noting: “Sure!!! Effectively performed. I’ll use this one. #playthedadcard @Lupita_Nyongo.”
Previous to connecting with Masekela, Us Weekly completely revealed in March 2014 that the Queen of Katwe alum was relationship Ok’naan (actual identify Keinan Abdi Warsame). Us confirmed one 12 months later that the pair had break up earlier than Nyong’o moved on with vogue editor Mobolaji Dawodu. She later sparked romance hypothesis with Jared Leto.
“He’s nonetheless on velocity dial as a result of we have been on that [Oscar campaign] journey collectively and he’s so embracing of me,” she informed Web-a-Porter in March 2019 of the 30 Seconds to Mars crooner, now 50. “There was an intimacy that grew from that, that goes past the relationship rumors, past all that.”
Neither Nyong’o nor Leto additional addressed the character of their supposed relationship.