Chadwick Boseman Sudden Weight Loss Sparks Concern
When he starred in Marvel’s Black Panther as the superhero, his fan base expanded globally. However, Chadwick Boseman’s weight loss in a recent video has his fans concerned.
With Black Panther, Marvel introduced the world to be first-ever superhero from Africa
Created by Stan Lee, Black Panther was first introduced in the comic books in 1996. King and protector of fictional African nation of Wakanda, his real name is T’Challa. Although Chadwick Boseman started his career in 2003, it was with Black Panther in 2018 that he got the big break he needed. The film focused on his character and his hometown, Wakanda. In 2016, Chadwick Boseman made an appearance as Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War. Later, he resumed his role as the superhero in Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame. Boseman has signed a five-picture deal with Marvel Studios. On its release, Black Panther became the highest-grossing film of the year. In order to prepare for his character, Boseman had to undergo rigorous training and diet. While talking about it, he said:
“At first, I was eating a lot of meat, and then I felt like it was too much for the amount of energy we needed to extend every day. So my diet became more vegetarian as we went along. It’s a lot of eating because there’s a lot of physical activity. The character has to have a lot of agility. It’s like when you see a boxer and he looks like he put on weight, but he actually dropped weight.”
Recently, he posted a video on social media and Chadwick Boseman’s weight loss has sparked concern
During an Instagram Live, fans noticed Chadwick Boseman’s weight loss. He did the Live session to urge his fans to donate to a charity called Operation 42, which is helping fight coronavirus. However, it was Chadwick Boseman’s weight loss which got the most attention. While some fans asked him if he felt okay, others wanted him to know if it was for a movie role. One fan said:
“Dude, I’m all in for this, but please reassure your fan base about your health ’cause even I am starting to be kinda worried.”
All in all, it has raised some eyebrows and have his fans really upset. According to some sources, it might be for his next project. He is going to appear in a TV series called The Black Child where he plays a slave. That might be the reason behind Chadwick Boseman’s weight loss. However, it is not confirmed yet.