Michael B Jordan pours his heart out: Chadwick Boseman was an American actor. His role as the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, including Black Panther (2018), made him an international star. He played several historical figures, such as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on Up (2014), and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall (2017). Chadwick died on 28th August 2020 from dealing with colon cancer for four years.
Black Panther became the first superhero film to feature an all-Black cast (nearly), with his depiction of King T’Challa, Chadwick Boseman became the idol of thousands overnight. King T’Challa has had a face-off against the villain Erik Killomonger played by Jordan in Marvel’s film. Michael B Jordan who was a co-star in Black Panther has given a heartfelt tribute to the late actor on an Instagram post last night. In this post, he talked about how he wishes he had more time with Boseman and how they had a “forever link”. He wrote about how Chad has been with him since the begging of his career when he was just a 16-year-old boy and how he has constantly been learning, watching, and has been motivated by his greatness. He also wrote about how Chad was a legend and how he cared for his friends, family, his craft, the community, culture, and Michael himself till the very last of his days.
He wrote “I’m more aware now than ever that time is short with people we love and admire. I’m gonna miss your honesty, your generosity, your sense of humor, and incredible gifts. I’ll miss the gift of sharing space with you in scenes. I’m dedicating the rest of my days to live the way you did. With grace, courage, and no regrets. “Is this your king!?” Yes. he. is! Rest in Power Brother.”
Many other celebrities commented on his post gave him love and consoled him.