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Go Behind the Scenes at #NerdProm | Lupita Nyong'o, Mindy Kaling

Go Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Originally posted 05/03/2014 10:00PM

Ah, prom night.

The dresses, the dates, the selfies – as per usual, Saturday's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (a.k.a. nerd prom) gave a whole new meaning to party politics.

As Washington, D.C., rolled out the red carpet for the biggest names in Hollywood (from Julia Louis-Dreyfus to PEOPLE's Most Beautiful Lupita Nyong'o) to mingle with the who's-who of the media and political worlds, there was no shortage of nonpartisan fun. And, thanks to social media, what happens in D.C. doesn't stay in D.C.

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PHOTOS: Inside PEOPLE's WHCD Party with Lupita Nyong'o and Joe Manganiello | Katharine McPhee, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Lupita Nyong'o and Joe Manganiello Party with PEOPLE at Pre-White House Correspondents' Dinner Bash

Originally posted 05/02/2014 09:30PM

Hollywood is heading to Washington for the 100th annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, and PEOPLE is bringing you the inside scoop.

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Find Out If Your Favorite Celeb Is Going to the White House Correspondents Dinner | Jessica Simpson, Joe Manganiello, Lupita Nyong'o

A Guide to the Stars' Table Mates at the White House Correspondents Dinner

Originally posted 05/02/2014 09:00AM

Politics may make strange bedfellows, but Washington D.C.'s most star-studded night always makes for some interesting table talk.

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See What Happened When Lupita Nyong'o Met Her Inspiration

Watch Lupita Nyong'o's Dream Meeting With Her Inspiration

Originally posted 04/27/2014 07:05PM

In an emotional speech at the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon in February, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o credited supermodel Alek Wek's success for giving her own self-confidence a huge boost. "She was dark as night, she was on all of the runways and in every magazine and everyone was talking about how beautiful she was," Nyong'o said. "I couldn't believe that people were embracing a woman who looked so much like me as beautiful."

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Lupita Nyong'o, World's Most Beautiful, on Being Beautiful Inside and Out

Lupita Nyong'o, World's Most Beautiful

Originally posted 04/27/2014 11:15AM

She commanded more than 65 red carpets from September through March and became the darling of designers everywhere as she effortlessly pulled off Prada to Dior.

But Lupita Nyong'o – newly crowned "It" girl of Hollywood – had only one main goal after taking home the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her first starring film role as the slave Patsey in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave.

"I laid low for a week. And I wore the same outfit every day!" she says with a laugh. "And that felt great."

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Lupita Nyong'o: 'I Feel Most Beautiful When I Am Content' | Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o: 'I Feel Most Beautiful When I Am Content'

Originally posted 04/23/2014 11:00AM

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The Dresses! The Jewels! Behind the Scenes of Lupita's 'Most Beautiful' Cover Shoot

The Dresses! The Jewels! Behind the Scenes of Lupita's 'Most Beautiful' Cover Shoot

Originally posted 04/24/2014 10:25AM

See some gorgeous photos from the glamorous photo shoot

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Lupita Nyong'o Is PEOPLE's Most Beautiful

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Lupita Nyong'o Is PEOPLE's Most Beautiful

Originally posted 04/23/2014 07:50AM

She may have won an Oscar for her role as the slave Patsey in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave and recently landed a contract with Lancôme Paris, but Lupita Nyong'o "never dreamed" she would be touted as "Most Beautiful" for all the world to see.

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Exclusive Details on Lupita Nyong'o's 'Disco-Inspired' Makeup | MTV Movie Awards 2014, People. com Franchises, Individual Class

Exclusive Details on Lupita Nyong'o's 'Disco-Inspired' Makeup

Originally posted 04/13/2014 10:00PM

The star's makeup artist gives us an inside look at her sexy gray shadow

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