Chadwick Boseman: Atandwa Kani speaks on not being called for tribute

Chadwick Boseman: Atandwa Kani speaks on not being called for tribute

- Atandwa Kani has opened up about not being called by Metro FM to pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman

- The late Black Panther star passed away recently after a long battle with colon cancer

- Atandwa portrayed the role of Chadwick's young father, King T'Chaka, on the epic superhero movie

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Atandwa Kani has responded to not being called by Metro FM to pay tribute to late Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman. The popular radio station only interviewed Atandwa's father Dr John Kani and veteran Mzansi actress Connie Chiume.

Atandwa, his father and Connie worked with Chadwick on the set of Black Panther. Atandwa played the role of young King T'Chaka in the movie. His father portrayed the role of senior King T'Chaka.

One tweep took to social media to respond to Metro FM's post. The tweep wrote:

Chadwick Boseman: Atandwa Kani pays tribute with tattoo of actor
"Include @AtandwaKani in those mentions."

Atandwa politely told the tweep he had no problem with letting his elders represent all the Mzansi actors who played in the superhero movie. Atandwa tweeted:

"Sometimes we have to sit back and let the elders represent us... It’s not about me..."

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Chadwick Boseman: Atandwa Kani speaks on not being called for tribute

Chadwick Boseman: Atandwa Kani speaks on not being called by Metro FM to pay tribute to Chadwick. Image: @atandwakani/Instagram @chadwickboseman/Instagram
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In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Michael B Jordan penned an emotional tribute to his late Black Panther co-star, Chadwick Boseman. Michael played the role of Erik Killmonger, who challenged the Black Panther for the throne of Wakanda in the film.

Michael penned a long heartfelt post about how Chadwick's "greatness" motivated him. He also shared pics of the two of them during good times.

"I’ve been trying to find the words, but nothing comes close to how I feel. I’ve been reflecting on every moment, every conversation, every laugh, every disagreement, every hug… everything. I wish we had more time."
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Michael expressed that one of the last times they had a conversation, Chadwick said they were forever linked.

"Now the truth of that means more to me than ever. Since nearly the beginning of my career, starting with 'All My Children' when I was 16 years old ,you paved the way for me."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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