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Chadwick Boseman's Wife Simone Looked Stunning While Attending Oscars 2021 (Photos)

Chadwick Boseman sadly didn’t win the Oscar for Best Actor tonight, but his wife Simone Ledward Boseman was there to accept the award on his behalf in the chance he would win.

Simone looked stunning in a bespoke Atelier Versace gown and Bulgari jewelry while attending the event at Union Station on Sunday (April 25) in Los Angeles.

According to Versace, “crafted from 35 meters of coral silk cady and georgette, the dress elegantly drapes around the body. Taking over 260 hours to construct and 300 hours to embroider, the striking design is enriched with 20.000 Swarovski accents that give off a marble effect. In an additional touch of gold, an embroidered band defines the neckline and balances the gown’s volume.”

Chadwick‘s longtime stylist Ashley Weston wrote on Instagram, “Thank you, Chadwick, for surrounding us with your love tonight. Everything about today felt so right. Simone Ledward Boseman in custom Atelier @Versace and @Bulgari.”

Twitter erupted when Chadwick lost the award, but people were mainly furious with the way the producers of the Oscars handled the moment.

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Oscars Red Carpet: Look Back at Chadwick Boseman's Past Appearances

Chadwick Boseman is expected to win a posthumous Oscar tonight at the 2021 Academy Awards to cap off an incredible awards season.

The late actor made several appearances on the Oscars red carpet and we’re taking a look back at the incredible fashion he wore at the past shows, all styled by Ashley Weston.

Chadwick‘s wife Taylor Simone Ledward will likely be at the Oscars to accept the award if he wins and she joined him at the event in 2019. You can see photos of them together in the gallery here.

Chadwick is nominated for Best Actor for his work in the film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Leading up to the Oscars, he has already won the Golden Globe, the Critics Choice Award, and the SAG Award.

Click inside to see all of the looks worn by Chadwick Boseman at the Oscars… More Here! »

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Chadwick Boseman's Wife Simone Quotes the Late Actor While Accepting His SAG Awards 2021 Win - Watch Now

Chadwick Boseman is once again a winner!

The late actor won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at the 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards, which aired on Sunday night (April 4) with a pre-taped and virtual show.

Accepting the award on Chadwick‘s behalf was his wife Simone Ledward Boseman.

In her speech, Simone thanked Chadwick‘s parents Leroy and Carolyn, his co-star Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, and playwright August Wilson.

She also shared a moving quote from the late actor.

“If you see the world unbalanced, be a crusader that pushes heavily on the seesaw of the mind. That’s a quote by Chadwick Boseman,” Simone said.

This is the fourth posthumous award Chadwick has won for his final movie performance. He’s already won a Golden Globe, NAACP Award, the Gotham Award and the Critics’ Choice Award.

He is also nominated of Best Actor at the upcoming 2021 Oscars.

You can check out all the winners at the 2021 SAG Awards here.

FYI: Simone Ledward Boseman is wearing a Christopher John Rogers dress.

Chadwick Boseman's Wife Gives Emotional Acceptance Speech for His Critics Choice Win

Chadwick Boseman has won another posthumous award!

The late actor picked up the award for Best Actor for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at the 2021 Critics Choice Awards, which took place virtually on Sunday (March 7).

Chadwick‘s widow Simone Ledward Boseman accepted the award on his behalf.

She said, “Wow. It has to be said aloud that for those of us who know Chad intimately, personally, professionally, those he taught, those he gave a word of advice, those who taught him — it is so hard to find a celebratory feeling in these moments. As proud as we are of him, yes for his work, but even more just for who he is as a person.”

“But his work deserves this,” she continued. “His work in this film deserves this. He deserves this, and so he would always thank God first and foremost in everything. He would always honor his mother and his father. He would always acknowledge those who came before him, those who charted the path, those who gave him their gifts.”

Simone continued, “He may say something about the importance of this story. About the importance of Black voices telling Black stories. He may take this moment to give honor to August Wilson, one of the greatest playwrights of our time. And, as I recently read, societies grow great when all men plant trees in their shade. They know they may never sit, and our society may be a far cry from great, but I know that the seeds you planted will grow into forests. And one day we too will be tall enough to reach the heavens. Thank you, Critics’ Choice and thank you, Chad.”

Also nominated in the category were The Way Back‘s Ben Affleck, Sound of Metal‘s Riz Ahmed, News of the World‘s Tom Hanks, The Father‘s Anthony Hopkins, Da 5 BloodsDelroy Lindo, Mank‘s Gary Oldman, and Minari‘s Steven Yeun.

Chadwick also won the award at the Golden Globes last week!

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Chadwick Boseman's Widow Simone Accepts His Posthumous Gotham Award with Tearful Speech

Chadwick Boseman was awarded a special posthumous Tribute Prize at the 2021 Gotham Awards and his widow Taylor Simone Ledward was on hand to accept the award.

Simone gave a touching and tearful speech in which she honored her late husband, who died last year at the age of 43 following a battle with colon cancer.

“He is the most honest person I’d ever met,” Simone said. “He actively searched for it, in himself, those around him and the moment. The truth can be a very easy thing for the self to avoid. But if one does not live in truth, then it’s impossible to live life.”

“So it became how he lived his life, day in and day out,” she continued. “Imperfect but determined. He was blessed to live many lives within his concentrated one. He developed his understanding of what it meant to be the one, the none and the all. ‘A vessel to be poured into and out of,’ he’d said.”

Simone added, “He harnessed the power of letting go, and letting God’s love shine through. He realized that when one is able to recognize that when their strength does not come from themself, they rarely mess up. That’s what he was doing when he was acting. Modeling for us a path to true fulfillment. May we not let his conviction be in vain. May our spirits be fertile soil for God’s wisdom to fall upon. So thank you. Praise God.”

While wrapping up the speech, she said, “Chad, thank you. I love you. I am so proud of you. Keep shining your light on us. Thank you.”

Chadwick is expected to get an Oscar nomination for his work in the Netflix movie Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

Denzel Washington Told Chadwick Boseman To 'Put a Ring On' Taylor Simone Ledward's Finger

Denzel Washington is opening up about one of the more important lessons he passed on to the late Chadwick Boseman before his passing this year.

In a new interview with CBS Sunday Morning, Denzel, 65, opened up about working with Chadwick on his final film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and recalled telling Chadwick to marry Taylor Simone Ledward before someone else did.

While filming the movie, Chadwick and Taylor were only dating, but Denzel noted how well she was caring for Chadwick on the set.

“It’s fascinating that nobody knew,” Denzel shared about Chadwick‘s private battle with colon cancer. “Well, credit to him; he kept it to himself. It was nobody’s business. He was there to deliver and he delivered.”

He went on, saying that “Certain members of his team knew. His wife was there. They weren’t even married yet, and I used to watch how she took care of him, and I actually said to him, I said, ‘Man, you know, you need to put a ring on that finger,’ cause she kept her eye on him and she watched him.”

Denzel adds, “And I’m like, ‘Man, she loves that guy.’ You know, but I didn’t know what we know now.”

Chadwick and Taylor were married in a private ceremony earlier in the year and not a lot of people knew he was married until news of his passing shocked fans.

If you didn’t know, Denzel actually paid for Chadwick to attend acting school.

It was just recently reported that Taylor is still entitled to Chadwick‘s estate, despite not being in his will at the time of his death. Get the details here…

Chadwick Boseman Died Without a Will, But His Wife Will Still Be Protected

It has been almost two months since the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman and now we have learned that he didn’t have a will when he passed away.

Taylor Simone Ledward has filed a petition to be made the administrator of Chadwick‘s estate and the documents she filed noted that he died “intestate,” which means he didn’t have a will.

Chadwick‘s estate is shown to have an estimated value of $938,500, according to People. It has been noted that the majority of his assets are likely being held in separate private trusts.

TMZ has reported that Ledward is protected, despite there being no will, as she was Chadwick‘s wife at the time of his death. When a person dies without a will and without children, the surviving spouse inherits all of the assets.

The documents note that Chadwick is also survived by his two parents.