She may be new to the Hollywood scene, but Lupita Nyong'o knows just how to deliver a moving acceptance speech. The 12 Years a Slave actress mixed humor, modesty, and sincerity with a dash of tears when she accepted the award for best supporting actress at the 2014 Critics' Choice Awards in LA Thursday night. Her win brought Oprah to her feet, which led to a standing ovation by her peers in the audience. If you've seen Lupita in 12 Years a Slave, then you know she has the power to stir emotions. Get a taste of that now by watching her genuine acceptance speech.
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