"He was an angel in disguise. His mission on earth was done and now he’s gone on to Glory!!! May God rest his soul... What an amazing, talented and anointed young man! I pray that his wife and family will be comforted and know he’s at peace and resting in the arms of Jesus Christ."
- Scherrie Payne, Formerly of The Supremes
"I'm devastated to hear about the passing of "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman. I first saw him in his great film about Thurgood "Marshall; the first Black Supreme court Justice. He played Jackie Robinson & James Brown. A young man of such dignity! Tears on tears"
-Susaye Greene, Formerly of The Supremes
"Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman has died at 43
Chadwick Boseman, known for his role as King T'Challa in Marvel's "Black Panther," has died after a four-year battle with cancer, according to a post on his Twitter account. The post said the actor, who also played Black icons such as James Brown, Thurgood Marshall and Jackie Robinson, died at home with his wife and family.
Boseman was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer in 2016, and it progressed to stage four, the post said. He was 43 years old, according to The Associated Press.