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    Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Aug 29, 2020

    "Black Panther" Star Chadwick Boseman Has Died Of Colon Cancer

    "A true fighter."

    Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman has died at the age of 43. In his social media accounts, it was revealed the actor had stage 4 colon cancer.

    Chadwick Boseman wears an embroidered leather jacket to a Hollywood event
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    "It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” the official statement read. "Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV."

    Chadwick Boseman poses at a Hollywood event
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    "A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much."

    Chadwick Boseman poses at a Hollywood event
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    "From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and several more — all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. "

    Chadwick Boseman poses at the Met Gala
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    "It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther."

    Chadwick Boseman poses at the "Black Panther" movie premiere
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    Chadwick reportedly died in his home, with his wife Taylor Simone Ledward, and family by his side.

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