Chadwick Boseman ‘Black Panther’ star dies from colon cancer
His death was confirmed by his family who posted a statement on his Twitter page in the early hours of Saturday
Chadwick Boseman, United States actor who was best known for playing the role of T’challa in Black Panther, a Marvel superhero movie, has died of colon cancer.
His death was confirmed by his family who posted a statement on his Twitter page in the early hours of Saturday.
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020
The NBA mourns the loss of Chadwick Boseman, a great friend of the NBA family. pic.twitter.com/DUbat6plz0
— NBA (@NBA) August 29, 2020
THERE ARE NO WORDS. I am SPEECHLESS. R.I.P. Chadwick Boseman. You’ve inspired a generation of young black youth to discover their roots & reminded us all that we are ROYALTY! Thank you for leaving your mark & making a real difference. #ChadwickBoseman #WakandaForever pic.twitter.com/KhvGlP0cPz
— Billy Porter (@theebillyporter) August 29, 2020
Rest in Power Chadwick Boseman!
‘Death isn’t the end.’ pic.twitter.com/ndfozUn1HO
— Tumi Sole (@tumisole) August 29, 2020
It was reported that 43-year old Boseman gave up the ghost at home in Los Angeles with his family by his side.
Although he didn’t make a public statement about his diagnosis.
Upon the announcement of his death, stars from the Marvel cinematic universe and across Hollywood are paying their tribute to Boseman.
Also, fans have taken to their social media pages to express their heartfelt condolences and praise him for his courage and efforts so far.
John Kani, veteran actor, who played the role of T’challa’s father in Black Panther shocked on hearing about Boseman’s death:
“I am devastated by this young man who was such a great promise. But he worked so hard knowing that his time was limited. He will leave a memorable mark in Hollywood.”
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