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Lupita Nyong’o pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman

Lupita Nyong’o shared a heartfelt tribute to Chadwick Boseman on her Instagram, just over a week after he had died from stage four colon cancer .  Nyong’o shared a note along with a photo of her and a smiling  Boseman from the night of the 2019 Oscars. Across several Instagram slides, Lupita fondly recalled his work ethic and the values which he taught her just by being true to himself.In her words she said  “Whenever I was around  Chadwick, I wanted to be better, more purposeful. He was fueled by love, not fear. He always moved quietly and without imposing himself or his ideals on others. And yet he also made sure that his life meant something. He was so unwavering about that,”She posted.“He cared so deeply about humanity, about Black people, about his people, she continued. “He activated our pride.” As his co-star on Black Panther , Nyong’o had seen firsthand  the impact his role had on the Black community with every “Wakanda forever!”,Michael B Jordan,Leticia Wright and director Ryan Coogler, who had all honored Boseman on social media last week, were unaware of his illness until his family confirmed the loss on August 28,2020. Production on Black Panther 2 was set to begin in March until the coronavirus pandemic. According to The Hollywood Reporter, there were preparations about  restarting in September. “Chadwick’s death is something that I can neither take in nor take in my stride now,” Nyong’o concluded .

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