Chadwick Boseman passed away on Friday evening after a four-year battle with colon cancer.
His final tweet, sent out by his estate sharing the devastating news of his passing with the public, has now become the most-liked tweet in Twitter history.
In the 24-hours following the announcement, the tweet has garnered over 6.2 million likes.
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020
Twitter’s official page acknowledged this accomplishment, quote-tweeting: “Most liked Tweet ever. A tribute fit for a King.”
Most liked Tweet ever.
— Twitter (@Twitter) August 29, 2020
Our hearts are still so heavy. RIP Chadwick. A king, indeed.