CINEMA With more than 7 million “likes”, the final message posted on the account of the American actor has become the most “liked” in the history of the social network.
“A beautiful tribute for a great man”. With more than 7 million “likes”, the final message posted on the account of the American actor Chadwick Boseman has become the most “liked” in the history of the social network. The message, shared early Saturday morning, announced the actor’s death at the age of 43.
“Playing King T’Challa in Black Panther had been the great honor of his career,” it is stated in particular.
“A tribute worthy of a King”
“Fans are gathering on Twitter to celebrate the life of Chadwick Boseman, and the tweet sent from his account last night is now the most popular tweet of all time on Twitter,” the social network said in a statement. “The most liked tweet. A tribute worthy of a King. #WakandaForever,” the platform also tweeted on Saturday.
The previous record on Twitter was held by former President Barack Obama, with 4.3 million likes. “No one is born hating another person because of the color of their skin, their origins or their religion,” a quote from Nelson Mandela, whom the former president of the United States tweeted on August 13, 2017.
Chadwick Boseman died at 43 after a battle with cancer. His death sparked a wave of emotion around the world. With Black Panther released in 2018, the actor had become the first black superhero to whom a film in the Marvel franchise was entirely devoted.