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Celebs React To Chadwick Boseman's Tragic Death -- See The Heartbreaking Tributes

Celebrities react to Chadwick Boseman's sudden death from colon cancer at 43.

We are still struggling to cope with the heartbreaking news that Chadwick Boseman has passed away and stars across Hollywood have already begun paying tribute to the beloved star across social media.

As reported, the Black Panther actor died on Friday night after a silent, four-year-long battle with colon cancer. He was only 43 years old.

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Immediately following his family’s public Instagram announcement (below), stars flocked to the post to share their reactions and condolences.

Chance the Rapper shared his love and appreciation for the 21 Bridges star in the comments section:

“Wow. We love you so much. Thank you for being so kind. You will be painfully missed. God bless you”

Chris Pratt, one of Boseman’s many Marvel Cinematic Universe co-stars also commented sharing his condolences:

“This is such devastating news. We’re praying for his family. The world has lost an immeasurable talent and a great person.”

Angela Basset penned a powerful note about her late dear friend, writing in part:

“This young man’s dedication was awe-inspiring, his smile contagious, his talent unreal. So I pay tribute to a beautiful spirit, a consummate artist, a soulful brother…”thou aren’t not dead but flown afar…”. All you possessed, Chadwick, you freely gave. Rest now, sweet prince.” #WakandaForever”


Chris Evans shared a set of memorable photos along with his thoughts on the terrible news in his own post (below):

Clueless star Donald Faison also shared fond memories of the Get On Up star:

Ugh. So incredibly sad. He truly was a real-life hero, putting on career-defining performances over the last few years while literally fighting for his own life.

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The heartfelt tributes continued on Twitter as Ashton Kutcher thanked Chadwick for his impact on the world:

“thank you for the gifts you gave to us while you were here.”

Actress Issa Rae was beside herself, writing in a string of tweets:

“What the fuck is happening? My God.”

“This broke me.”

Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden and Vice Presidential pick Kamala Harris both offered their condolences, sharing:

Former President Barack Obama recalled a fond memory with the Marshall actor during a past visit to the White House on Twitter and IG, respectively:

Viola Davis, Alyssa Milano, and Sarah Paulson shared, respectively:

Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds, Dave Bautista of Guardians of the Galaxy, R&B singer Ciara, and Captain Marvel star Brie Larson had more to add about the devastating loss:

Khloé Kardashian, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L. Jackson also shared their reactions here:

Don Cheadle, Avengers: Endgame actor Mark Ruffalo, Mark Hamill, and Jordan Peele added (below):

And more sweet memories about Boseman were shared by Amber Ruffin, Patrick Monahan, Dwyane Wade, Ice Cube, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson:

Finally, Marvel Studios shared a public statement on the star’s death:

Of course, fans have also joined in sharing their reactions to Boseman’s death on the social media platform. It’s tough to read these words and not get emotional thinking about what he was silently struggling with for years. Cancer is the worst and it does not discriminate. So, so awful.

Rest easy, Chadwick.

[Image via FayesVision/Judy Eddy/Apega/Nicky Nelson/WENN/Avalon/Instar]

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Aug 28, 2020 21:40pm PDT