Chadwick Boseman’s Widow Taylor Simone Ledward Tearfully Accepts Golden Globe On Late Actor’s Behalf

Chadwick Boseman’s Widow Taylor Simone Ledward Tearfully Accepts Golden Globe On Late Actor’s Behalf

It’s been a little more than six months since actor Chadwick Boseman passed.

But his wife accepting a Golden Globe in his honor Sunday, Feb. 28th, proves that his legacy will continue to live on.

Chadwick Boseman’s performance in Netflix’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom garnered him a win for Best Performance By An Actor in a Motion Picture Drama.

His widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, gave a heartfelt speech on his behalf. She said who he would thank and acknowledge during his acceptance speech.

“He would thank God. He would thank his parents. He would thank his ancestors for their guidance and their sacrifice. He would thank his incredible team Michael Greene, Azeem Chiba, Nicki Fioravante, Evelyn O’Neill, Chris Huvane, Logan Coles. He would thank his team on set for this film — Deidra Dixon, Sian Richards, Craig Anthony and Andrew Carlone.”
She added that he would also
“say something beautiful, something inspiring, something that would amplify that little voice inside of all of us that tells you you can, that tells you to keep going, that calls you back to what you’re meant to be doing at this moment in history.”


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She went on to salute the film’s director and his co-stars, saying:
“He would thank Mr. George C. Wolfe, Mr. Denzel Washington, lots of people at Netflix. He would thank Ms. Viola Davis, Mr. Glynn Turman, Mr. Michael Potts, Mr. Colman Domingo, Ms. Taylour Paige, Mr. Dusan Brown.”
She continued,
“And I don’t have his words, but we have to take a moment to celebrate those we love. So thank you HFPA for this opportunity to do exactly that.”
She concluded with a message for the late Black Panther star:
“And, hun, you keep ’em coming. Thank you.”
As previously reported, Chadwick Boseman passed away on Aug. 31, 2020 after a private, four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43 years old. He and Taylor Simone Ledward reportedly tied the knot shortly before his passing as his condition worsened.
Continued prayers for Chadwick Boseman’s family, friends, and loved ones.
Authored by: Char Patterson