Omari Hardwick Criticized Over ‘Insensitive’ Chadwick Boseman Tribute
Omari Hardwick Chadwick Boseman: The backlash seems to be going around this week and Omari Hardwick seems to be the next in line. The Actor is being criticized for making his Chadwick Boseman tribute about himself.
Although he was trying to state that Chadwick helped him get his first few roles in Hollywood, the fans are outraged by his wording.
See the Instagram post below.
“I didn’t have enough time that fateful night to share what i whispered to you. So now i will,” Omari Hardwick wrote, speaking about his acceptance speech at the NAACP Image Awards.
“You said ‘O, go claim that award that’s had your name on it from the gate…from the moment i met you. I whispered back, ‘Thank you Bose…for being the super hero I knew you were from the moment i met you.’ Then I quickly added….’we still gotta do that movie together!’ You replied: ‘Bet.'”
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I didn’t have enough time that fateful night to share what i whispered to you. So now i will. But not before sharing what you said first. You said “O, go claim that award that’s had your name on it from the gate…from the moment i met you. I whispered back, “Thank you Bose…for being the super hero I knew you were from the moment i met you.” Then I quickly added….”we still gotta do that movie together!” You replied: “Bet.” … I hear you whispering more than ever my dearest brother of a Black Panther. One of my biggest honors was being one of your biggest competitors and an even bigger friend. You are HUGELY missed, but I got you next to me even more on the rest of this run. A wise man told me this morning…”In the Kingdom no crown is wasted. When one man drops his crown, another man picks it up. Pick it up O!” * * From king Chadwick to king Hardwick….i will do just THAT my brother. Rest in your glory 🙏🏾🦅 👑 PS: Brave has worn his Black Panther costume everyday for the past 3 weeks.. trust me I’ll make sure he keeps wearing it…..
Going further, he shared memories of him and Chadwick. The Black Panther star passed on last week after a contracted battle with cancer.
Fans are now upset with Omari for making the tragedy about himself.
“Ummm how did you manage to make Chadwick passing about you?” One fan asked on his post. “You played a drug dealer and Chadwick played some of the greatest inspirations for African-Americans. You can’t even equate the two.”
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