*Photos have emerged of Chadwick Boseman‘s loved ones and friends as they gathered to say their final goodbyes to the late actor over the weekend.
They assembled at private ocean side memorial in Malibu on Saturday according to photographs obtained by The Sun.
In addition to Boseman’s wife Taylor Simone Ledward, the memorial was also attended by a number of his friends and costars, including Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke.
In the photos, you can see that Chadwick was honored with a table display that featured his photo surrounded by flowers and music from a hang drum.
Boseman died of colon cancer on August 28, four years after his first diagnosis in 2016.
“It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” his family wrote in a statement. “A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much.”
“He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side,” the statement continued. “The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”
See photos from the event at The Sun and below.
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A Memorial held for the #king Chadwick Boseman in Malibu. CHADWICK Boseman’s friends, family and co-stars gathered in Malibu to remember the brave actor’s life and say their final goodbyes. Mourners including Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and other Black Panther stars took a moment to console each other and the star’s grieving wife, Taylor Simone Ledward. The memorial was overlooking the ocean and included music from a hang drum. There was a beautiful table display with Boseman’s photo and flowers. The actor passed away aged just 43 at home in Los Angeles on August 28 after a private four-year battle with colon cancer. His beloved wife Taylor, whom he secretly married shortly before his death, was at his bedside alongside close family. Since the actor’s death was announced tributes have since flooded in, with praise for Boseman’s legacy and significance to millions of fans around the world following his starring role in the groundbreaking Black Panther. The film was a landmark moment for representation in Hollywood. ?:@thesun