Rick Ross, LeBron James, Big Sean, Ciara And More Pay Tribute To Chadwick Boseman

Black Panther' film star Chadwick Boseman dead at 43.

US actor Chadwick Boseman has died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, according to an announcement posted by his camp on Friday (Aug. 28) to his social media accounts.

"It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman," read the statement. “Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV.”

Boseman "died in his home, with his wife and family by his side," it did not specify when he died.

"A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all and brought you many of the films you have come to love... It was the honor of his career to bring King T'Challa to life in Black Panther.”

Marvel mourned Boseman's passing by sharing an image of his "Black Panther" poster on Instagram.

"Our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with Chadwick Boseman's family. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest In Peace.”

Several celebrities including Rick Ross, LeBron James, Big Sean and Ciara also expressed their grief, with Ciara calling his passing "truly sad.”

Oprah Winfrey chose to honor Boseman's strength in her tribute message.

“What a gentle gifted SOUL. Showing us all that Greatness in between surgeries and chemo. The courage, the strength, the Power it takes to do that. This is what Dignity looks like.“

See additional messages from Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown and A$AP Ferg.

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