Lupita Nyong'o Attends Gay Wedding, Shares Beautiful Message Of Love

08/14/2014 12:28 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Love, in all its forms, is meant to be celebrated.

That is exactly what Lupita Nyong'o did when she attended the wedding of celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson and his partner, famed colorist Jason Backe, in New York City on Wednesday. The Oscar winner was there when the two exchanged vows beside the water at Pier 46's Hudson River Park.

Nyong'o took to her Instagram to share the joy of the moment with her 1.2 million followers, writing: "I witnessed the man who adds so much beauty to my life legalize his beautiful marriage. Thank you for the reminder that love and its declaration can be simple. Congratulations @tedgibsonbeauty."

Gibson thanked her on his Instagram for helping make the evening "so special."

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