Hollywood mega star Chadwick Boseman has died at the age of 43, ending a 4-year battle with colon cancer. He died at his home in Los Angeles with his wife and family at his bedside. The family released a short statement saying “A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you so many of the films you have come to love so much,”. The news was released by his publicist Nicki Fioravante to the Associated Press. Chadwick had not released any details to the public regarding his illness. This had been despite people noticing his weight loss, which had been dismissed as preparation for a role, something that regularly happens with actors for roles.
Chadwick Boseman rose to fame playing black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown. He became a global superstar with his portrayal of King T’Challa in the Marvel Franchise.
The statement was released on his instagram page which can be found by clicking here