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Chadwick Boseman apparently hinted at his private battle with colon cancer only a year after he was diagnosed with the disease.
Boseman passed away on Friday at age 43, and the actor appeared to allude to his health problems in an interview he did with the Huffington Post in 2017.
Reporter Matthew Jacobs shared a screenshot from his interview with Boseman on Friday, in which he asks the star, ‘You came out of a Black Panther project, you did Marshall, and then you did another Black Panther movie. Did you gain weight, lose weight, and then gain weight again?
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Chadwick Boseman apparently hinted at his private battle with colon cancer just a year after he was diagnosed with the disease (pictured from 2019)
‘Right. Yes, yes, yes, ‘Boseman replied, nodding and looking exhausted.
“You’ve gone through the wringer,” Jacobs continued.
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“Oh, you don’t even know,” Boseman replied with a smile. ‘You have no idea. Someday I will live to tell the story.
Tributes have been pouring in online after news of Boseman’s death broke on Friday.
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Chadwick Boseman age 43 of colon cancer, was featured in a recently resurfaced video from 2018 in which he tearfully recounted meeting two young fans with terminal cancer; shown in 2018.
Among the memories circulating online was a 2018 revived clip of Boseman speaking poignantly about two young fans he met who had terminal cancer.
The actor had been diagnosed with his own cancer in 2016, two years before he tearfully recited the boys’ story.
Boseman recounted that he met ‘two little boys’, Ian and Taylor, with whom he kept in touch during the production of Black Panther, which premiered in February 2018.
Boseman’s family announced Friday night via his social media accounts that the actor had died.
In their note, they wrote that they had ‘been diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016’, which then ‘progressed to stage IV’.
“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all and brought you many of the movies that you have loved so much.”
The actor’s family also confirmed that many of his best film roles were filmed “during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.”
In June, he appeared in Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods as a fallen soldier who was killed in Vietnam. Decades later, his squadmates return to find his body and give him a proper burial, while also stealing a supply of gold that he had left.
Chadwick Boseman wife Taylor Simone Ledward
“It was his career honor to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther,” the statement said. “The family thanks you for your love and prayers and asks you to continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”
Boseman is survived by his wife Taylor Simone Ledward and a father and had no children, his publicist said.
The couple were first linked in 2019 and had secretly tied the knot, which was not reported until after his death.
Boseman was reluctant to mention his cancer diagnosis in his later years, though many fans were concerned after seeing photos of him looking unusually haggard.