Officials Thursday were investigating a report that the dress actress Lupita Nyong’o wore at the 2015 Academy Awards was stolen from her West Hollywood hotel room.
Nyong’o contacted authorities Wednesday night stating her dress, that was valued at $150,000, was taken from her London West Hollywood hotel room, West Hollywood Sheriff’s Sgt. Richard Bowman said.
She told detectives she left her room Wednesday morning and when she returned the dress, which was adorned with 6,000 white Akoya pearls, was missing.
It was unclear if her room was ransacked.
Sheriff’s detectives were on scene gathering evidence, including possible surveillance video.
The actress, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for “12 Years A Slave” in 2014, wore the dress to the 87th AnnualAcademy Awards on Sunday.