Stuff Mom Never Told You
Exotic Beauty
Jun 23, 2014 · 41 min
Play episode

When Lupita Nyong'o won her Academy Award in early 2014, she was widely hailed as an "exotic" starlet, despite her not-so-exotic rise to stardom. Cristen and Caroline explore the broader intersections of race and Western beauty constructs and the multilayerd problem of exoticizing non-white beauty.

Learn more about your ad-choices at
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu