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These Guys Couldn't Get Enough of Lupita Nyong'o

Mar 5 2014 - 4:12am

Lupita Nyong'o was, hands down, the breakout star of this year's award season [1]. In addition to racking up multiple nominations and trophies — including the Academy Award — the 12 Years a Slave actress also garnered tons of attention from her fellow stars — especially the guys! It seems as though all the male Hollywood hotties wanted a piece of Lupita this year, from her costars Brad Pitt [2], Michael Fassbender, and Chiwetel Ejiofor, to her fellow Oscars nominees Leonardo DiCaprio [3], Pharrell Williams, and rumored love interest Jared Leto [4]. Whether it's her nonstop charm, genuine personality, or stunning looks [5], the men of award season just couldn't help but be captivated by Lupita — who could blame them?

Brad Pitt [6], Lupita, and Chiwetel Ejiofor gathered at the 12 Years a Slave dinner during Oscars weekend.

Jared Leto [7] knelt down to talk to her during the Critics' Choice Awards.

She ran into Vin Diesel backstage at the NAACP Image Awards.

Bradley Cooper [8] posed for photos with Lupita and her little brother, Peter, at the Palm Springs Film Festival.

She shared a cute moment with Leonardo DiCaprio [9] on the red carpet at the Producers Guild Awards.

Jared Leto [10] caught up with Lupita again at the SAG Awards.

She shared a sweet embrace with Matt Damon [11] as he presented her with a SAG trophy.

She ran into Matthew McConaughey [12] backstage at the SAGs and got a hug from him, too!

Lupita met up with Captain Philipps star Barkhad Abdi during the Academy Awards nominee luncheon.

She snapped this adorable selfie with Pharrell Williams at the event.

Source: Instagram user lupitanyongo [13]

She hung out with Michael B. Jordan at the AFI Awards Luncheon.

They had a cute hand-holding moment at the NAACP Image Awards.

Lupita and Michael linked up again on the red carpet at the Independent Spirit Awards.

Lupita got up and close personal while snapping selfies with Idris Elba at a Golden Globes event.

Source: Instagram user lupitanyongo [14]

Lupita met up with Idris again at the NAACP Image Awards — check out those big grins!

Lupita brought her best friends, Ben Kahn, as her date to the Women in Film pre-Oscars party.

Even James Franco [15] was starstruck by Lupita, as evidenced by this Instagram photo that he shared last month.

Source: Instagram user jamesfrancotv [16]

Lupita had the attention of Tom Hanks [17] at the Palm Springs Film Festival.

Lupita stopped for a stunning photo with her 12 Years a Slave costar Chiwetel Ejiofor at the BAFTA afterparty.

She and rapper Tinie Tempah shook hands at the BAFTA afterparty.

After Lupita and Michael Fassbender lost in their respective BAFTA categories, they posed for this funny "losers selfie" together.

Source: Instagram user lupitanyongo [18]

Even though she didn't take home the best supporting actress BAFTA, Lupita still got to party with Brad Pitt [19] and director Steve McQueen.

Steve even carried her to stage when she won her Independent Spirit Award!

Brad Pitt [20] gave Lupita a hug as they posed with their Independent Spirit Award statues in the press room.

Jared Leto [21] took a photo with Lupita and her mother, Dorothy, at the Independent Spirit Awards (then he called Lupita his "future ex-wife!).

Funny guys Bill Hader and Andy Samberg [22] scored a snap with Lupita at the Independent Spirit Awards too.

Lupita seemed really excited to pose for a photo with Tyrese Gibson at the NAACP Image Awards.

She shared a sweet moment at the event with Forest Whitaker [23] as well.

After she won the Academy Award for best supporting actress, Lupita posed backstage with fellow winners Matthew McConaughey [24] and, yes, Jared Leto [25].

At the Vanity Fair afterparty, Lupita celebrated her Oscars win and shared this adorable moment with Quincy Jones.

Lupita Nyong'o also had the attention of legendary actor Sidney Poitier at the Vanity Fair Oscar afterparty.

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