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British Airways really believes Lupita Nyong’o is from the fictional African country Wakanda

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Let us start this off very clearly—Wakanda is not a real place. Wakanda is the fictional country within Africa where the characters in Marvel's Black Panther exist. 

Unfortunately British Airways (a company that flies people to real countries, hopefully) didn't get the memo about this, and someone reading the in-flight magazine recently noticed that they totally did think Wakanda was a real place that actress Lupita Nyong'o hails from. Yikes. 

On the pages in question, various celebrities who have made the magazine's global best dressed spread are listed with the place each star calls home. For executive wonder-baby Asahd Khaled, that's Los Angeles, and for musician Kelsey Lu, it's New York.  Read more...

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