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Chadwick Boseman's 'Ma Rainey' Co-Star Viola Davis Talks About the Moment She Learned He Died

Chadwick Boseman's 'Ma Rainey' Co-Star Viola Davis Talks About the Moment She Learned He Died

Chadwick Boseman‘s final movie Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is now streaming and his co-star Viola Davis is opening up both about his death and his legacy.

The late actor passed away in August at the age of 43 following a private, four-year battle with colon cancer.

Viola talked about the moment she learned of Chadwick‘s death while talking to Yahoo about the movie.

“I broke down when I heard he passed,” she said. “Lord knows we all would’ve wanted him to live another 50 years. We all want longevity. But I can’t see his life tragically at all. … Because I felt like he was always living in the moment, squeezing out every bit of life. What it makes me think is, it’s not the quantity, it’s the quality.”

“What I hold onto with Chad is that he lived his life his way,” she added. “I would say his professional life as absolutely paralleled his personal life, that’s my guess, in terms of how he lived with the utmost integrity.”

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