On Friday night, tragic news was announced that actor Chadwick Boseman passed away from stage four colon cancer, he was 42 years old.
Boseman was best known for his portrayal as the “Black Panther” Marvel superhero along with additional prominent roles as key figures in African American history such as Jackie Robinson in “42” and Thurgood Marshall in “Marshall”.
Up until his passing, Boseman’s cancer diagnosis remained relatively private, but he continued working and even completed production for several films in-between treatments and surgeries.
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020
As news of Boseman’s death hit social media, check out reaction from current and former members of the New England Patriots.
beyond devastating. rest in power, brother. https://t.co/h2dPLiMZw1
— Donté Stallworth (@DonteStallworth) August 29, 2020
Literally at a loss for words
Can only pray this is a hoax
RIP to a true Icon and real life super hero
You created art for all of us to enjoy, admire and look up to while fighting your own battle – and we had no idea
Definition of a KING – Rest Easy https://t.co/Nwripzs2m2
— Brandon Copeland (@bcope51) August 29, 2020
— jermaine wiggins (@jwiggs85) August 29, 2020
I feel like it’s only right if everyone watched black panther at some point today 🙏🏽
— Josh Uche 🧠🇳🇬 (@_Uche35) August 29, 2020
RIP Chadwick Boseman 😪
— James White (@SweetFeet_White) August 29, 2020
I can’t explain how I felt watching Black Panther and telling my kids that we now had a superhero!!! Bro, you’ll never ever know how incredibly proud you made us. Thank you for giving of yourself while fighting your own battle. May the Lord comfort and bless your family. ✊🏾 👑 https://t.co/jY9t06NXSm
— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) August 29, 2020
2020 has been terrible RIP 🙏🙏🙏
— Asante Samuel (@pick_six22) August 29, 2020
Taken from this world way too soon.. Rest in Power, Chadwick Boseman, aka Mr. Black Panther himself. An absolute icon in the film industry. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and loved ones 🙏🏽 #RIP #GoneTooSoon pic.twitter.com/Gw5d0kBsFp
— Willie McGinest (@WillieMcGinest) August 29, 2020
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