Chadwick Boseman's wife tearfully accepts actor's Golden Globes award with powerful tribute

Chadwick Boseman's wife tearfully accepts actor's Golden Globes award with powerful tribute

- Chadwick Boseman was awarded posthumously for his role in popular film Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

- His wife Taylor Simone gave an acceptance speech on his behalf and ended up soaked in tears as she honoured the powerhouse

- Taylor thought of how Chadwick would have thanked God, his parents and fans for his success

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The hardest part about death is having to continue mourning as the world continues living.

Even in his death, fallen Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman continues to reign supreme. The late actor won the Golden Globe award in the Best Actor (Drama) category.

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Chadwick Boseman's wife tearfully accepts actor's Golden Globes award with powerful tribute
Chadwick was unwell while filming but still showed up. Photo: Netflix
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He was hailed for his role in Netflix film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom which was aired following his demise.

His wife Taylor Simone Ledward received Chadwick’s trophy on his behalf and broke into tears as she delivered a powerful speech.

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At first, the strong-willed widow tried to power through the moment without shedding any tear or speaking with a shaky voice.

But it was too much, the emotions engulfed her and all she could do was honour the man she loved with the sweetest words she could think of.

“He would thank God and his parents, he would say something beautiful, something amazing, something that would amplify that little voice that tells you, you can, that tells you to keep going,” Taylor said.

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She then urged everyone to celebrate and cherish the people they love.

As earlier reported by, after acing his role as T'Challah on Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman featured in another movie.

He starred alongside Hollywood queen Viola Davis in a film dubbed Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

Netflix released short footage lifted from the movie which showed Chadwick doing what he did best.

The clip stirred a lot of emotion and brought back memories of the celebrated star.

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Kumashe Yaakugh is a journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn't working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe

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