OBITUARY: Tributes Pour In For Chadwick Boseman Of Black Panther
On the announcement of his death, tributes have begun to pour in for Chadwick Boseman, the star of ‘Black Panther’, Marvel’s blockbuster superhero film, who died of colon cancer.
News of his death was announced in a statement via his Twitter handle on Saturday morning.
The 43-year-old “King T’Challa” of the fictional “Wakanda” died in his home with his wife and other family members by his side.
Fans, friends, acquaintances and colleagues have taken to social media platforms to pay their last respects to the late movie star.
“Chadwick…..no words to express my devastation of losing you. Your talent, your spirit, your heart, your authenticity……..It was an honor working beside you, getting to know you….Rest well prince…May flights of angels sing thee to thy heavenly rest. I love you,” Viola Davis wrote on Twitter.
“Chadwick Boseman will forever be a symbol of strength, resilience, and extraordinary excellence. Thank you for sharing your gifts with us,” a Twitter user said.
“I’m absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking. Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I’m endlessly grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King,” Chris Evans wrote on Twitter.