August 28, 2020 was Chadwick Boseman’s first death anniversary who died after a secret battle with colon cancer, Michael B. Jordan paid tribute to him. He posted a photo with his late ‘Black Panther’ co-star.
The image was captioned by Michael as: “Not a day goes by bro… Love and miss you but I know you are still with us.”
Kerry Washington also paid tribute to Chadwick, writing: “One year without Chadwick Boseman. Thank you for watching over us. We miss you, King.”
‘Avengers’ actor Mark Ruffalo wrote: “Can’t believe how fast time has gone. Thinking of you today,” while Boseman’s ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ co-star Viola Davis shared: “This day last year you left this earth and us… Man, you are missed!”
Lupita Nyong’o, who played Nakia, the love interest of Boseman’s character T’Challa, paid tribute to her late friend on Instagram.
She captioned a photo of them laughing together, “I did not know I could miss both his laughter and his silence in equal measure.
“I do, I do… One year after his passing, the memory of @chadwickboseman remains this alive in me (sic)”
In a tribute to Chadwick following his death, the actress revealed that his tragic passing was a “punch to her gut every morning”.
Lupita wrote: “I write these words from a place of hopelessness, to honor a man who had great hope. I am struggling to think and speak about my friend, Chadwick Boseman, in the past tense. It doesn’t make sense. The news of his passing is a punch to my gut every morning.
“I am aware that we are all mortal, but you come across some people in life that possess immortal energy, that seems like they have existed before, that is exactly where they are supposed to always be – here! … that seems ageless… Chadwick was one of those people. (sic)”