Hairspiration :: Adepero Oduye

Hi luvs,

Happy Monday! Hope you all had a fantastic weekend and are looking forward to a productive week ahead.

In today’s Hairspiration, I heart Adepero Oduye. Adepero is an actress from Brooklyn  New York with roots in Nigeria. She is known for her groundbreaking performance in Dee Ree’s Film “Pariah” also featuring Kim Wayans.

Pariah: A person Without Status | A rejected member of Society | An Outcast

A coming of age story about a 17 year old teenager who finds herself struggling to come in terms with her identity as a lesbian while dealing with expectations from her family and friends.

Pariah won a Sundace Award for best Cinematography and Adepero was nominated as Best Female Lead in the Independent Spirit Awards 2012 and the NAACP Image Award. She was also featured as an up and coming actress on the January 2012 cover of Vanity Fair with Rooney Mara, Mia Wasikowska, Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Elizabeth Olsen, Shailene Woodley, Paula Patton, Felicity Jones, Lily Collins, and Brit Marling

Adepero is also known for her roles in Steel Magnolias, Half Nelson, the TV series Law & Order and Louie. She is set to appear in Steve McQueen’s, “Twelve Years a Slave”, alongside Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Quvenzhané Wallis.

Adepero Oduye

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Adepero Oduye Pariah New York Premiere

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adeparo oduye vanity fair hollywood issue 2012

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Adepero Oduye 2012 Film Independent Filmmaker

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Adepero Oduye Style

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Adepero Oduye Style

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Adepero Oduye Style

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Watch the trailer for “Pariah” Below:

For more Adepero Oduye:

Twitter: Adepero Oduye

IMDB: Adepero Oduye

Facebook: Adepero Oduye

Thank you for stopping by,

Much love and Stay Blessed ♥,


5 Responses to Hairspiration :: Adepero Oduye

  1. Gozika says:

    Love the African print jumpsuit :)!

    xoxo Gozika

  2. Ms.Dee Kay says:

    Yup, the colors and design compliment each other well. It also looks so comfortable!

  3. Dania says:

    I love these styles, cant wait till i can try them

    • Ms.Dee Kay says:

      She is very versatile with her styles and they are all gorgeous. I’m sure they will look lovely on you.
      Thanks Dania for stopping by.

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