Black Panther star actor, Chadwick Boseman has been confirmed dead on Friday night.
The world is in shock after loosing another great hero who passed on at age 43.
Chadwick’s death was confirmed by his family in a statement shared on the actor’s Twitter account:
“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered 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 honour of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther,” the statement partly reads.
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020
South Africans including her musicians have taken to social media to express their heartbreak and pay tribute to the late hero.
Inspired the whole world while fighting a battle of your own. From an African King to another much respect. Unfortunately your days were cut short Rest In Peace Chadwick Boseman.🕊️ pic.twitter.com/51YTa9sREU
— African King (@ZakesBantwiniSA) August 29, 2020
RIP Chadwick Boseman. In honour of his fight with colon cancer. Here is a thread of 5 steps you can take today to help prevent colon cancer. #ripchadwickboseman pic.twitter.com/8omiYzItah
— #SAYITLOUDER (@AewonWolf) August 29, 2020
— #URaMiracle #ERAbyDJZinhle #ZeeNation (@DJZinhle) August 29, 2020
2020 is non-stop with the heart ache & bad news damn💔 https://t.co/7dGayVvtBG
— #ImAStar OUT NOW !!! (@nomoozlie) August 29, 2020
#ripchadwickboseman we’ve lost Black Panther
& Black Mamba pic.twitter.com/dVmvMSqx5p
— Chymamusique (@Chymamusique) August 29, 2020
Devastated. Rest In Peace Chad 🕊❤️ pic.twitter.com/dyQ3lcz4Hx
— Brother Bear 🐻 (@Blaklez) August 29, 2020
Life is short
Live with a purpose
Live in truth♥️#ripchadwickboseman
— Lady Zamar (@Lady_Zamar) August 29, 2020
Rest in Power, King. Thank you for blessing the world with your awe-inspiring gift and passion! 🥺🥺🥺😭😭😭😭 ❤️❤️❤️🕊🕊🕊 #ChadwickForever #WakandaForever #RIPChadwickBoseman pic.twitter.com/duhcK6Mr8O
— #OwnYourThrone👑 (@Boity) August 29, 2020
Man💔.. we lost our superhero #RipChadwickBosman ✊🏾🕊
— Nandi Madida (@Nandi_Madida) August 29, 2020
2020: THE YEAR THAT KEEPS TAKING!!! 😔😢 #RIpChadwickBoseman https://t.co/lVkCB8noHY
— DJ Fresh (Big Dawg) (@DJFreshSA) August 29, 2020
— Bonginkosi Alard Mahlangu (@BA_Mahlangu) August 29, 2020
— Black Coffee (@RealBlackCoffee) August 29, 2020