Millions of people around the world today are shocked by the news that Chadwick Boseman – the actor taking on the famous role of Black Panther has passed away, at the age of 43. After 4 years of fighting with cancer, Chadwick Boseman fought to his last breath, leaving grief and regret for those who love him.
Just 1 hour ago, Chadwick Boseman’s Twitter account shared the actor’s last post. The black and white picture of Chadwick Boseman with a bright smile, showing the optimism and sharing words of family and relatives made many people shed tears.
In this post, the family left the line: “It is immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these 4 years as it progressed to stage 4.
A true fighter, Chadwick perserved through it all, and brought you 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 you to respect their privacy during this difficult time”- family announcement.