MTV VMA's Was A Tribute To The Memory Of Chadwick Boseman


The MTV Video Music Awards was a full-on tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman.

Keke Palmer, also made sure to speak of Chadwick right from the top of the show.

"We dedicate tonight’s show to the man whose spirit touched so many. He is a true hero, not just on screen but in everything he did. His impact lives forever."

MTV paid tribute to Chadwick by replaying his acceptance speech when he won for Best Hero for his portrayal as the Black Panther. The opening title card to the clip read, "The World Needs More Superheroes".

He took a moment to honor a real-life superhero James Shaw Jr., who stopped a gunman at a Waffle House in Tennessee. Chadwick was not forgotten by MTV, as they ended his segment with another title card reading "Rest in Power."

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