Chadwick Boseman’s Wife and ‘Black Panther’ Co-Stars Attend Private Memorial


Chadwick Boseman’s family and friends paid tribute to the late ‘Black Panther’ star this weekend, less than two weeks after the actor succumbed to his battle with colon cancer.Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan and Winston Duke attended an outdoor memorial in Malibu, Calif., For their “Black Panther” co-star with Boseman’s wife Taylor Simone Ledward, according to reports. photos published by The Sun.

A flower arrangement was seen alongside a framed photo of Boseman, and music from a hanging drum was also part of the service, according to the photographs.

Boseman died in late August following a private four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43 years old.

“A true fighter, Chadwick has persevered through it all and brought you a lot of movies that you have come to love so much,” his rep said in a statement. “From ‘Marshall’ to ‘Da 5 Bloods’, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ by August Wilson, and many more, all have been filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.

Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Chadwick Boseman in 2018
Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and Chadwick Boseman in 2018Getty Images for Disney

In the wake of Boseman’s death, countless Hollywood tributes have poured in, including a touching note from Jordan, 33, last week.

“I thought about every moment, every conversation, every laugh, every disagreement, every hug… everything. I wish we had more time, ”he posted on Instagram.


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