James Eugene Carrey, Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, producer, author, and artist honoured Chadwick Boseman who died last week.
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Chadwick Boseman died on 28th August and has been fighting with colon cancer for the past four years. Jim Carrey shared an image of a kid honouring Chadwick’s demise. He wrote “I don’t know who took this picture but it touched me. Chadwick Boseman’s life touched so many. Black Lives Matter – Black heroes matter. Chadwick Forever.”
“Chadwick Forever” -Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey added the #blacklivesmatter hashtag considering Boseman’s contribution to the black community.
Boseman uplifted and encouraged many Black Americans through his during the challenging times the nation going through. It was his mission to give back to his community, not only through his roles in movies but also financially.
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The death of Boseman was truly a shock to the world. The fact that he won’t be there for the next Black Panther movie is more saddening. Chadwick Boseman who spent his life uplifting the Black Americans both real and fictional. His notable role as the Balck Panther will remain as an inspiration to all coloured people. He put life into the historical figures such as James Brown, Jackie Robinson, and Thurgood Marshall. His role as T’Challa the king of Wakanda also known as the Black Panther made him the first black American actor to act in Marvel superhero movies.
Many responded to Jim’s tweet mourning Chadwick.
Lori Sutter, one of the Twitter user commented to Jim’s post reminding of Buffalo Juneteenth Celebration 2018. She wrote “I keep thinking about all the little kids at the 2018 Buffalo Juneteenth celebration who came to the parade wearing Black Panther costumes.
Another user wrote, “Jim, I love your work and I love you so much, I think you should do a drawing in honour of Chadwick, it would be amazing, I love you.”