Actress, Lupita Nyong’o has joined the list of stars to pen down their tribute for the late Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman.
Boseman died at the age of 43 after a 4-year battle with colon cancer.
The actress shared her tribute on her Twitter page with a photo of the late actor and Lupita in happy moments.
The 37-year old actress in her message says she finds it hard to think or.speaaknof the talented actor in past tense. According to her, “it doesn’t make sense.”.
She wrote: ‘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.
‘The news of his passing is a punch to my gut every morning. I am aware that we are all mortal, but you come across some people in life that possess an immortal energy, that seems like they have existed before, that are exactly where they are supposed to always be – here! … that seem ageless… Chadwick was one of those people.
‘Chadwick was a man who made the most of his time, and somehow also managed to take his time. I didn’t know him for long, but he had a profound effect on me in the time that I did.
‘When we came together to make Black Panther, I remember being struck by his quiet, powerful presence. He had no airs about him, but there was a higher frequency that he seems to operate from.
‘You got the sense that he was fully present and also somehow fully aware of things in the distant future.
‘As a result, I noticed that Chadwick never seemed rushed! He commanded his time with ease…And he put in the work with all of us. He showed up to every rehearsal and training and shoot day with his game face on. He was absorbent. Agile.
‘He set the bar high by working with a generosity of spirit, creating an ego-free environment by sheer example, and he always had a warm gaze and a strong embrace to share.
‘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.
She added: ‘His power lives on and will reverberate for generations to come. He used his life force to tell meaningful stories’
‘Chadwick’s hands were strong enough to carry the weight of the film and free enough to clasp mine when I needed it.’
She also wrote: ‘My deepest condolences to his family, friends and to his loving wife, Simone, from whom I heard this phrase articulated so resonantly: #TakeYourTimeButDontWasteYourTime’.
Lupita captioned the post: ‘For the beloved #ChadwickBoseman. #TakeYourTimeButDontWasteYourTime.’
Laycon becomes Champion of BBN lockdown season (Video)
The Big Brother Naija Lockdown season has come to a final close after it’s winner was unveiled on its grand finale show on Sunday.
Laycon a.k.a Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe was announced by the show’s host, Ebuka as the choice of the people.
Laycon holds on firm to the champion title after defeating four other housemates with 60% votes.
Meanwhile, Dorathy with her ‘full chest’ becomes the first runner-up and the last lady standing on the show.
Other housemates who got evicted are Nengi at the third position; Neo, the fourth position while the Vee stands at the fifth position.
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Just In: Veteran Yoruba Actor, Jimoh Aliu ‘Aworo’ Dies At 86
According to Punch online, veteran theatre practitioner, Chief Jimoh Aliu, popularly known as Aworo is dead.
Aliu died on Thursday during a brief illness at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, aged 86.
A source and close associate of the late theatre practitioner said, “The corpse of the deceased would be moved to his residence at Adebayo area in Ado-Ekiti before being taken to his hometown, Okemesi Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area of the state, where he would be buried tomorrow.”
Aliu, who was working on five movie projects expected to feature top Nollywood actors, died while producing the first one titled, ‘Olowo Ite’.
The theatre practitioner, who was born in Okemesi-Ekiti, began his acting career in 1959 after joining Akin Ogungbe Theatre Group.
He left the theatre group in 1966 to form his own troupe, Jimoh Aliu Concert Party.
He had produced and featured in various Yoruba movies including Arelu, Yanpan Yarin, and Fopomoyo.
He was a former President of the Association of Nigeria Theatre Practitioners.
BBN: Prince, Kiddwaya evicted from the show
The eviction show on Sunday, 13th September in the Big Brother Naija Lockdown season saw Prince and Kiddwaya say their final goodbye.
Prince and Kiddwaya becomes the 11th and 12th housemate to be evicted from the show respectively.
They got evicted from the show because they garnered the lowest votes amongst those nominated for possible eviction this week.
Prince who was dressed in a full royal regalia said he already foresaw his eviction from the show, reason why he dressed in his full royal regalia for the first time in 8th weeks.
Responding to questions from Ebuka, Prince expressed shock that Trikytee could nominate him for eviction, seeing that they were good friends.
While asked the relationship that existed between him and Dorathy, he said Dorathy is a very good friend, more like a sister.
However Kiddwaya whose eviction shocked most of the viewers, confirmed to Ebuka during the Post eviction interview that Nengi is not more than a friend to him.
Speaking about his ‘situationship’ with Erica, the billionaire’s son explained that he’s with her but can’t affirm if he’d like to go into a relationship with her.
With Prince and Kidd’s eviction from the lockdown house, the show has Nengi, Vee, Neo, Ozo, Trikytee, Laycon and Dorathy to contend for the N85million grand prize