The lovely pearl gown that Lupita Nyong’o had worn for the Oscars 2015 has around six thousand pearls and is estimated to have costed around $150,000.
This sexy pearl encrusted ensemble was stolen from her hotel room at The London West Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Officer John Mitchell confirmed the news and stated, “We got call at around 11:30 last night from someone at the London West Hollywood Hotel about a high value dress that was stolen from a hotel room. We are looking at every scenario; when the cleaners go to clean the rooms they do it with the door open so that’s a possibility.”
It is believed the dress was stolen on Tuesday (February 24, 2015) between the hours of 09:00 am and 08:00 pm, and police have turned to surveillance footage taken during that time frame to hopefully catch the thief.
A source also stated that Lupita Nyong’o, whose room was accessible by various members of her entourage, tried to report the theft, but wasn’t able to because she doesn’t actually own the dress, since it was borrowed from Calvin Klein for the award show.
The hotel also confirmed the unfortunate incident and stated, “This is a terribly unfortunate situation, and we are working with law enforcement on their investigation.”
However, the 12 Years A Slave actress, who won an Oscar last year was very excited to present the Best Supporting Actor award, which was won by J.K. Simmons for Whiplash.
“The pressures off you know. I can just dress up and enjoy the show.” she has stated just prior to the award ceremony.
Hopefully the police will find the thief before the entire gown is ripped apart and the pearls are sold off. Also we hope the dress was insured.
If on though the start of Oscars 2015 was dramatic it's end was also equally dramatic, as Lupita Nyong'o's Calvin Klein pearl dress has gone missing f...3.0