The final tweet posted to Chadwick Boseman’s Twitter account by his family to announce his death, has broken Twitter record.
The tweet has now become the most-liked post in Twitter history with over seven million likes as at the time of filing this report, surpassing Barack Obama‘s 2017 tweet (four million likes) that quoted Nelson Mandela.
“It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV,”The tweet reads.
Recall that the American actor, best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise died on Friday, August 28, after a four-year battle with colon cancer. The 43-year-old died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side.