Chadwick Boseman’s Final Tweet Sets A Twitter Record
Written by BET on August 29, 2020
On Friday night (August 28), Chadwick Boseman’s official Twitter account shared the tragic information that the Black Panther star had handed away of colon most cancers. Now, that tweet has set a brand new file on Twitter.
The social media platform shared that the heartbreaking dying announcement was the “Most appreciated tweet ever. A tribute match for a King #WakandaForever.”
As of Saturday night, the tweet garnered north of 5.9 million likes, 2 million retweets and was quoted 918.four thousand occasions.
“Followers are coming collectively on Twitter to have fun the lifetime of Chadwick Boseman, and the Tweet despatched from his account final evening is now essentially the most Preferred Tweet of all time on Twitter,” the corporate stated in an announcement. “Followers are additionally working to arrange Black Panther Twitter watch events utilizing #BlackPanther and #WakandaForever, so Twitter has turned the unique #BlackPanther emoji again on so followers can watch and speak about his legacy collectively.”
Chadwick Boseman handed away on Friday (August 28) at age 43 after a 4 12 months battle with colon most cancers.
The South Carolina native left his mark by enjoying a number of the most iconic Black figures in historical past, together with Jackie Robinson in 42 and James Brown in Get On Up. He additionally performed Black Panther within the Ryan Coogler-directed movie and the Avengers franchise.