Michael B. Jordan Remembers
Chadwick Boseman in Heartfelt Tribute
Chadwick Boseman, the actor who played iconic men before becoming an icon himself died on Friday, Aug. 28 at 43-years-old. Boseman played Civil Rights legend Thurgood Marshall in the film Marshall, as well as Jackie Robinson in 42. But it was his role as T’Challa in the blockbuster hit Black Panther that made him a household name.
Boseman died from a private four-year battle with colon cancer. The announcement was delivered on Twitter which shocked both Boseman’s fans and industry peers alike. The tweet has since become the most liked tweet on Twitter while millions mourned the talented star throughout the weekend.
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Michael B. Jordan broke his silence on Boseman’s passing on Monday through Instagram with a heartfelt tribute. “I’m gonna miss your honesty, your generosity, your sense of humor, and incredible gifts,” said Jordan.
Jordan acknowledges Boseman’s impact on him and others as he continues by saying, “Through it all, you never lost sight of what you loved most. You cared about your family, your friends, your craft, your spirit. You cared about the kids, the community, our culture and humanity. You cared about me. You are my big brother, but I never fully got a chance to tell you, or truly give you your flowers while you were here.”