Lupita Nyong’o was on the receiving end soon after fellow co-star, Chadwick Boseman’s tragic death engulfed the world.
But what many did not know was she was wise enough, taking her time to let her heart and entire being speak with sincerity and now, letting public a long tear-jerking statement about the deceased.
With a sweet photo of the two during one of their good times, Lupita penned;
I write these words from a place of hopelessness, to honor a man who had great hope. I am struggling to think and speak about my friend, Chadwick Boseman, in the past tense. It doesn’t make sense.
When we came together to make Black Panther, I remember being struck by his quiet, powerful presence. I noticed that Chadwick never seemed rushed! He commanded his time with ease…
His large hands would descend on my shoulders and give them a squeeze that relieved me of the tensions I did not realize I was holding. When I was around him, I wanted to be better, less petty, more purposeful…
He seemed to really love himself; he accepted himself. And perhaps that’s why he was capable of loving so many, so deeply.
He took the risk to be alive, fully alive and used his body in every way he could. So it seems that it was life that gave up on Chadwick long before he gave up on life…
His unwavering support and love for the black people to date, baffles the Kenyan film icon. “His power lives on and ill reverberate for generations to come. He used his life force to tell meaningful stories. And now we tell his…”
#Take Your Time But Don’t Waste Your Time
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