Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and boyfriend K’naan may have initially been shy about taking their relationship public, but the world seems to have caught up with them.
The two, both of whom have Africa roots were most recently spotted out at a fun filled romantic dinner in Brooklyn last week where they dined and fearlessly share romantic moments while at it.
The Oscar award winner and 12 Years a Slave actress, 31, and the Somali-born rapper, 36, hit up Italian eatery Dino, a cozy restaurant in Brooklyn’s where they dined on soup (his) and salad (hers), while sipping specialty cocktails from the bar.
“They looked very much in love and not afraid to show it,” an onlooker told Us Weekly of the couple, noting that the two kissed and held hands throughout dinner.
The Kenya-raised actress had been secretly dating K’naan, the “Wavin’ Flag” singer, who has two sons with ex-wife Deqa Warsame, since September 2013 and this came to light soon after she scooped the award and they were occasionally spotted together.
“They’re both passionate about African issues thus make for a perfect match.” A pal to the couple reported