Michael B Jordan Reacts to Late Actor Chadwick Boseman's Oscar Snub

Michael B Jordan Reacts to Late Actor Chadwick Boseman's Oscar Snub

- Michael B Jordan has reacted to late US actor Chadwick Boseman's recent Oscar Awards snub

- The talented US actor shared that there's no award that can validate his Black Panther co-star's legacy

- Many of Chadwick's fans had hoped that he will win the Best Actor award but it was scooped by veteran actor Anthony Hopkins

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Michael B Jordan has shared his opinion after Chadwick Boseman didn't win the Best Actor award at the Oscar Awards recently.

The talented US actor was also reportedly shook when his Black Panther co-star was snubbed for his stellar performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Michael B Jordan Reacts to Late Actor Chadwick Boseman's Oscar Snub
Michael B Jordan has reacted to late actor Chadwick Boseman's Oscar snub. Image: @michaelbjordan
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Anthony Hopkins took home the Best Actor award instead of the late talented thespian. Hopkins was reportedly not even given a chance to Zoom into the ceremony to give an acceptance speech.

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TooFab reports that Michael B Jordan appeared on SiriusXM's The Jess Cagle Show recently and was asked about Chadwick's loss as the world felt that Chadwick deserved the award.

Michael shared that he also thought a part of everyone had "a little bit" of that feeling when they were watching the ceremony.

"There's no award that can validate his legacy," he said.

Michael added that there's no win that can take anything away from the lives around the world that Chadwick impacted.

"So you gotta look at the things that we can control and the gifts and the blessings that he left us."

A few tweeps shared mixed views on Michael's opinion on Chadwick's snub. Check out some of their comments below:

@hazelboy_16 wrote:

"Oscars are bought. A trophy aint nothing compared to someone's legacy."

@ookpow commented:

"Omg, give it a rest... you win some, you lose some. Who cares about that award anyways."

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@Dj33241193 added:

"His legacy isn't worthy of that award either."

In related news, Briefly News reported that fans of late actor Chadwick Boseman have been displeased by his snub at the 93rd Oscar Awards show. This comes after 83-year-old legendary actor Anthony Hopkins was awarded an Oscar for Best Actor in the movie The Father.

Many expected that Boseman would outrightly be the winner for his last film Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, in which he took part while suffering from cancer.

The award was given at the end of the show, which seemed befitting for a star who gave his all to film, hence closing the night.

However, when it turned out the winner was Hopkins, fans immediately went on Twitter to air their frustrations at Boseman being 'robbed'.

One tweep noted that the issue was not Boseman failing to win but how the Academy used his image to boost views, switched the categories, and even made it seem like he was to win, only for them to go another route.

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Another said a dying man gave the performance of a lifetime... of his lifetime, did everything to win and still did not.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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