Popular Kenyan-Mexican actress,Lupita Amondi Nyong’o has honored her late friend Chadwick Boseman on one year anniversary after his death.
It has been one year since the Black Panther actor,Chadwick Boseman sadly passed away.
He died at the age of 43 after he had privately battled colon cancer.
Following the sad news of actor Chadwick’s death,family members alongside several friends, and his fans have continued to keep his life and legacy alive with heartwarming tributes and endearing stories about their personal experiences with the late Marvel star.
The actress ,Lupita Nyong’o starred in Black Panther with the actor,Chadwick Boseman.She was also one of his close friends.
Lupita Nyong’o,Aug. 28 on Saturday took to social media to honor her late friend Chadwick .
She pen down a message and a candid snapshot of herself and the actor attending the 2018 MoMA Contenders Screening and Q&A of the Marvel film, in which he played the breakout role.
Lupita Nyong’o wrote about her late friend and Black Panther co-star Chadwick Boseman.
According to Lupita,she was not aware she could miss his laughter and silence in equal measure.
She captioned her post,
“I did not know that I could miss both his laughter and his silence in equal measure,”
“I do. I do… One year after his passing, the memory of @chadwickboseman remains this alive in me.”
Many have flooded Lupita’s comment section to also expressed their own tributes,
“My heart,” Viola Davis replied with two heartbroken emojis. Respect actress Saycon Sengbloh sharing, “He was like the sun.”
“Holding space for your heart today,” The Talk’s Elaine Welteroth said.
Lupita was not the only A-lister to share a post to honor the late actor on social media.
Josh Gad, who also starred in the 2017 film Marshall with Chadwick, paid tribute to him on his handle on Twitter.
“Not a day goes by one year later, where it doesn’t still hurt,’ Josh wrote. “But in the darkness, he always reminds us of the light. He was an angel on this planet and is now a Saint on high. Love you and miss you more than ever… forever.”
Marvel star ,Mark Ruffalo honored Chadwick on Twitter.
“Can’t believe how fast time has gone. Thinking of you today, @chadwickboseman.”
“Honoring our friend, our inspiration and our King, Chadwick Boseman,”
Marvel Studios also wrote in a caption of its Twitter message.
Chadwick’s wife, Taylor Simone Ledward last week left viewers surprised after she performed an emotional rendition of Eddie Heywood’s “I’ll Be Seeing You” during the televised Stand Up to Cancer special.
The event’s co-host Anthony Anderson introduced Taylor with a heartfelt tribute of his own.
“Many of us were devastated to learn of Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing after he privately grappled with cancer for several years,” Anthony said, per Entertainment Weekly. “The world lost an incredible artist, and a true hero. But before he was a public figure, he was a person like you or me—a son, a brother, uncle, cousin, friend, colleague, husband.”
He continued, “Many of us are all too familiar with the fracture a dearly loved one’s passing leaves in the lives of those who love them. Here to perform a song about living with the reality of loss and finding a way forward is Chadwick’s wife, Simone.”