Black panther star, Chadwick Boseman dies aged 43
Hollywood star, Chadwick Boseman, known popularly for his star role in the movie, Black Panther, has died at the age of 43.
He passed away on Friday, 28th August 2020 after a four-year battle with colon cancer.
Chadwick died at his Los Angeles home with his wife, Taylor Simone, and other family members by his side.
His family confirmed his death on Twitter and revealed he was first diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016 two years before the release of Black panther.
They also revealed that he has been shooting movies the last four years while undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
His family wrote in a statement;
“A true fighter, Chadwick preserved through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much.”
“From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wildson’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.”