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    Lupita Nyong'o Seemingly Announced Her Breakup With A Powerful Message, And Everyone Is Praising Her Bravery

    "I share this to keep it 100, and hoping that the knowledge of my experience might be useful to someone else out there experiencing the grip of heartbreak."

    Lupita Nyong'o announced her breakup with a heartfelt message, and everyone is throwing their support behind her.

    Closeup of Lupita Nyong'o

    On her Instagram stories, Lupita, 40, alluded to a "season of heartbreak," which might be about her relationship with TV host Selema Masekela, 52.

    Selema Masekela holding a mic as he speaks onstage

    In Dec. 2022, the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever actor seemingly confirmed her relationship with Selema when the pair joined in a popular Instagram trend where they snapped their fingers to "The King's Affirmation" by Iniko and Reuel Williams as they changed outfits.

    Closeup of Selema Masekela

    This announcement arrived a day after she was spotted hanging out with Joshua Jackson and friends at the Los Angeles stop of Janelle Monáe's The Age of Pleasure tour.

    In the post, Lupita described how she wanted to "run into the shadows and hide" but instead chose to "keep it 💯," and shared the news that it might help someone else experiencing heartbreak.

    Closeup of Lupita Nyong'o

    "There are much more important things going on in the world right now, and my thoughts are with those who are deeply suffering," Lupita began.

    Closeup of Lupita Nyong'o

    Lupita explained she felt compelled to "share a personal truth and publicly dissociate myself from someone I can no longer trust…"

    Closeup of Lupita Nyong'o

    "I find myself in a season of heartbreak because of a love suddenly and devastatingly extinguished by deception. I am tempted to run into the shadows and hide, only to return to the light when I have regained my strength enough for me to say, 'Whatever, my life is better this way.'"

    Screenshot of Lupita's Instagram story

    She continued that she's reminded that "the magnitude of the pain I am feeling is equal to the measure of my capacity for love," and she's facing "the pain, cultivating the courage to meet my life exactly as it is, and trusting that this too shall pass. The promise, they say, is that a tender heart is what gives birth to fearlessness. I hope it's true…"

    "I share this to keep it 💯, and hoping that the knowledge of my experience might be useful to someone else out there experiencing the grip of heartbreak who is poised to try and escape from the pain and miss out on the wisdom that comes from it. #Breakup"

    "Let's face our pain so we don't spread it," she finished.

    Lupita onstage

    Touched by her powerful message, many celebrities and fans are showing Lupita support:

    Twitter: @_MissLeandra
    Ava Duvernay commented:"We lift you up with love and sisterhood. Your miracles are all around you. Let us count them in confidence and in faith. xo"
    Marlon Wayans said "Trust God. He wants better for you. All lessons are blessings especiallly the painful ones. This too shall pass. Warmest of hugs. Be kind to you as you heal"
    "this is where the elevation happens"
    "That's remarkable, I'll remember that forever."
    "I love you Lupita"
    Screenshot of an Instagram comment from Gabrielle Union
    "I appreciate your vulnerability and courage in sharing your pain."
    Josh Gad said "Love you"

    Wishing all the best to Lupita!

    Correction: An earlier version of this post misstated the date that Lupita seemingly confirmed her relationship.