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MTV video award dedicated to Chadwick Boseman describing him as a ” real hero”

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Youth network MTV dedicated its Video clip Music Awards reveal on Sunday to Chadwick Boseman, calling the “Black Panther” star, whose death recently at age 43 surprised fans all over the world, a “real hero.”

Opening up the yearly ceremony dedicated to the best in pop music, host Keke Palmer called Boseman “an actor whose talent and passion is a true inspiration to all the fans he touched, and everyone he encountered.”

“We dedicate tonight’s show to a man whose spirit touched so many. He’s a true hero, not just on screen, but everything he did. His impact lives forever,” Palmer stated.

Boseman’s demise on Friday of colon cancer cells brought a cascade of tributes from all over the world including U.S. President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and “Black Panther” supervisor Ryan Coogler.

Boseman had been diagnosed in 2016, his family stated, however had not openly disclosed his illness.

The VMA awards show on Sunday ran clips of Boseman accepting an MTV Flick Honor in 2018 for his role as king of the fictional African kingdom Wakanda in “Black Panther,” and aired a black display with the words “Rest in Power.”

The groundbreaking 2018 superhero film, the first in the genre to feature a predominantly Black cast, jumped back right into the top 5 on the Apple and Amazon.com film charts on Sunday.

ABC television changed its schedule on Sunday to broadcast the “Black Panther” film and also hosted a trib

Youth network MTV dedicated its Video clip Music Awards reveal on Sunday to Chadwick Boseman, calling the “Black Panther” star, whose death recently at age 43 surprised fans all over the world, a “real hero.”

Opening up the yearly ceremony dedicated to the best in pop music, host Keke Palmer called Boseman “an actor whose talent and passion is a true inspiration to all the fans he touched, and everyone he encountered.”

“We dedicate tonight’s show to a man whose spirit touched so many. He’s a true hero, not just on screen, but everything he did. His impact lives forever,” Palmer stated.

Boseman’s demise on Friday of colon cancer cells brought a cascade of tributes from all over the world including U.S. President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and “Black Panther” supervisor Ryan Coogler.

Boseman had been diagnosed in 2016, his family stated, however had not openly disclosed his illness.

The VMA awards show on Sunday ran clips of Boseman accepting an MTV Flick Honor in 2018 for his role as king of the fictional African kingdom Wakanda in “Black Panther,” and aired a black display with the words “Rest in Power.”

The groundbreaking 2018 superhero film, the first in the genre to feature a predominantly Black cast, jumped back right into the top 5 on the Apple and Amazon.com film charts on Sunday.

ABC television changed its schedule on Sunday to broadcast the “Black Panther” film and also hosted a tribute to the star’s life and work.

ute to the star’s life and work.

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