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The 12 Years a Slave star, who turned 31 on Saturday, celebrated with an Independent Spirit Award win and a star-studded pre-Oscar bash. And of course, cake!
Nyong’o, along with co-stars Brad Pitt and his longtime love Angelina Jolie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender director Steve McQueen attended a Grey Goose hosted dinner at Sunset Tower.The delicious gluten-free treat was from bakery Sweet Lady Jane.
—Jordana Ossad, E! Online
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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o and her father Peter Anyang Nyong’o at the Grey Goose party in honor of “12 Years a Slave.
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Meanwhile, this group had reason to be smiling after dominating the Spirit Awards. “12 Years a Slave” had a Grey Goose hosted dinner at the Sunset Tower, now available because Vanity Fair is gone from the space this year.
—Mikey Glazer, TheWrap
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On Saturday, Brad Pitt and buddied up with Lupita Nyong’o during a dinner for 12 Years a Slave at the famed Sunset Tower.
—Lauren Turner, Popsugar
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On Saturday evening, the cast of the Oscar-nominated film, “12 Years a Slave,” came together at the Sunset Towers Hotel in West Hollywood for an intimate cocktail and dinner affair. Producer, Brad Pitt and the stunning Angelina Jolie were of the first guests to arrive, and quickly made a beeline for the GREY GOOSE bar before turning to greet other cast members who began to trickle in. Brad Pitt opted for a classic GREY GOOSE Le Fizz, while his wife sipped a GREY GOOSE Lower East Side, exclaiming that it was here “new favorite cocktail.”
—John Simon, JSD
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Lupita Nyong’o joined Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Angelina Jolie, and Brad Pitt at the 12 Years A Slave dinner party hosted by GREY GOOSE at Sunset Tower. Guests of the exclusive event celebrated with GREY GOOSE Le Fizz cocktails before sitting down to dinner. Brad and Angelina wowed in matching black on black outfits as they enjoyed GREY GOOSE cocktails and mingled with guests. Angelina Jolie’s favorite cocktail of the night: The LOWER EAST SIDE, inspired by ‘Return to Retro’. A sophisticated twist on the most popular drink of the 60′s, the Harvey Wallbanger, this downtown classic is a unique blend of GREY GOOSE L’Orange, seasonal blood orange juice and liqueur, with a slight drizzle of aged balsamic to give a intriguing gritty bite.
—Kelli Delaney, KDHamptons.com
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