Chadwick Boseman’s final post most liked tweet ever

Published August 31, 2020, 11:22 AM

by Richa Noriega

The final tweet from the late “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman confirming the actor’s death has become the most liked tweet on the social media platform, Twitter announced.

“Most liked Tweet ever. A tribute fit for a King. #WakandaForever,” Twitter said on its official account on Saturday following the announcement of Boseman’s death.

Boseman’s official Twitter account on Saturday shared a photo of the actor with a statement announcing he had lost a four-year battle against colon cancer.

The 43-year-old actor never publicly discussed his condition and continued to work on major Hollywood films and between “countless: operations and chemotherapy, his family said in a statement.

“It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther,” they said.

As of writing, Boseman’s final tweet garnered 7.2 million likes and 3.1 million retweets.

Boseman played the first black superhero to get his own standalone film in the record-breaking Marvel franchise with 2018’s “Black Panther.” (With report from AFP)

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