Barack Obama, Oprah, Avengers pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman as Hollywood mourns death
“Mr. Boseman leveled the playing field while fighting for his life… That’s heroism,” Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr wrote on Instagram.
Celebrities and fans alike are mourning the loss of and paying tributes to Chadwick Boseman, after it was revealed on Friday (Aug 28) that the actor died after a four-year battle with colon cancer. The acclaimed Black Panther star was 43.
The news of Boseman's passing left his former co-stars, friends and fans in shock, with many not knowing that the actor was battling cancer. Hollywood took to social media to express their love and respect for him, as well as their sincere condolences to his loved ones, who were by his side at the time of his passing.