Celebrities reacts to Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman death

Celebrities all over the world, have reacted to the death of popular American actor, Chadwick Boseman, popularly known for his role in the Black Panther movie.

Chadwick died at the age 43, after battling with colon cancer for four years. He died with his family by his side.

A-list celebrities in America such as Kim Kardashian, Drake, DJ Khalid, Kevin Hart and many more, has taken to their social media pages to pay their last respect to the star.

Co-star actor Angela Bassett, who was part of the Black Panther movie, reflects on the times she spent with Chadwick Boseman as she paid him her tribute.

“It was meant to be for Chadwick and me to be connected, for us to be family. But what many don’t know is our story began long before his historic turn as Black Panther. During the premiere party for Black Panther, Chadwick reminded me of something. He whispered that when I received my honorary degree from Howard University, his alma mater, he was the student assigned to escort me that day. And here we were, years later as friends and colleagues, enjoying the most glorious night ever!

“We’d spent weeks prepping, working, sitting next to each other every morning in makeup chairs, preparing for the day together as mother and son. I am honored that we enjoyed that full circle experience. This young man’s dedication was awe-inspiring, his smile contagious, his talent unreal. So I pay tribute to a beautiful spirit, a consummate artist, a soulful brother…”thou aren’t not dead but flown afar…”. All you possessed, Chadwick, you freely gave. Rest now, sweet prince”. #WakandaForever

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