Chadwick Boseman Quietly Married His Longtime Love Before Passing

As the world struggles to come to terms with the death of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, his family has confirmed that he quietly married his longtime love Taylor Simone before passing away. The actor had secretly been battling with colon cancer for four years -- meaning that he was undergoing treatment even while filming the Marvel movies.

The statement that revealed his passing went viral on Twitter -- subsequently becoming the most Liked Tweet in the platform's history -- and noted that he died at home surrounded by his wife and family. The couple was first spotted together back in 2015, with their final public appearance taking place back in February at the NBA All-Star Game in Chicago.