What was this guy thinking?
Everyone's fave actress stopped by Late Night With Seth Myers Monday night to discuss her Broadway play Eclipsed and to make an embarrassing confession to Myers.
Like most teens gearing up for prom, Lupita was pretty anxious about the event when her worst nightmare came true—her date stood her up.
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"This guy in my neighborhood that I thought was so cute, I gathered up the guts to ask him to prom—I didn't talk to him much at all, but I asked him to prom," Lupita told Seth, admitting that maybe it wasn't such a good idea to ask a guy she's never spoken to. Still, he agreed and Lupita gave him all the details including the color scheme of her dress, which she had designed.
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"I think it scared him because I was going to wear red and yellow and maybe he didn't have a red suit, but he didn't show up," she added. Ouch! And, to top it all off, it was the first prom Lupita's school had thrown and she'd been on the planning committee for the event.
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Thankfully, the actress can laugh about it now and we're sure the guy that stood her up is seriously regretting that decision now.
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