Fans's Massive Tribute To Black Panther Actor Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman, the American actor who is for playing the role of Black Panther in Marvel superhero movies, unfortunately, passed away on August 28. The actor was suffering from Stage IV colon cancer since past few years. The news was made official via his Twitter account. The post included his smiling image and a message stating his condition and who he was with during his last moments.
The tweet from Chadwick Boseman's account read,
"It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought many of the films you have come to love so much.”
"From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther. He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time."
Fans and celebrities were devastated by the news and everyone paid their homage with tribute photos and quotes that inspired them along his illustrious journey. The tweet announcing Boseman’s death was posted at 10:11 p.m. on Friday 28 August. This final tweet shared to Chadwick Boseman’s account has become the most-liked post in Twitter history. The tweet currently has 6.1 million likes, 2.9 million retweets and over 152 thousand replies.
Twitter said in a statement: “Fans are coming together on Twitter to celebrate the life of Chadwick Boseman, and the tweet sent from his account last night is now the most-liked tweet of all time on Twitter.”
Popular celebrities replied and retweeted Bosemans’s post, stating how good an actor and a human being he was and how much they loved working with him. From Mark Ruffalo to Halley Berry, Dwane Jhonson and official accounts of Star Wars, Doctor Who Official and more have retweeted the tweet, which probably propelled the traction within a day.
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