Denzel Washington, an actor in the Hollywood Industry, secretly paid for the acting classes of Chadwick Boseman at the Oxford University.
Boseman passed away yesterday, he was only 43 years old.
It is reported that Boseman was diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer, which later developed to become Stage 4 colon cancer.
Washington recently talked about the death of Boseman with reporters, he told them that the legacy of Boseman will live on forever.
He was a gentle soul and a brilliant artist, who will stay with us for eternity through his iconic performances over his short yet illustrious career. God bless Chadwick Boseman.
After the death of Boseman, the amazing story of Denzel and his kind act went viral again.
In the university days of Boseman, when he was attending a prestigious summer acting program in the UK (the year is not known), it is said that Denzel Washington paid for the course.
Well, Denzel Washington did not know about this, but Boseman revealed it during the American Film Institute dinner and in an interview with Jimmy Fallon.
Phylicia Rashad, his teacher, encouraged other actors to help fund the trip that he and his classmates were able to attend.
For some time, Boseman refused to reveal the names of the people that supported him during his trip, but during the American Film Institute dinner honoring Washington, he thanked him for his kind act.
Speaking during the event, Boseman said:
I know personally that your generosity extends past what you have given on the stage and screen. Many of you already know the story that Mr. Washington, when asked by Phylicia Rashad to join her in assisting nine theater students from Howard University who had been accepted to a summer acting program at the British Academy of Dramatic Acting in Oxford. He gracefully and privately agreed to contribute. As fate would have it, I was one of the students that he paid for. Imagine receiving a letter that your tuition for that summer was paid for and your benefactor was none other than the dopest actor on the planet.
Chadwick then said that fans of Black Panther owed a lot of debt to the legendary actor.
He said that there is no Black Panther without Denzel Washington.
On August 29, 2020, the family of Chadwick Boseman revealed that the actor had passed away.
In 2016, Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer, it progressed to Stage 4.
May your soul rest in peace, thank you for everything, Chadwick!