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Simone has opened up to the world since her husband’s death. Images via Instagram: @s11mone

‘I was so lucky’: Chadwick Boseman’s wife breaks silence [watch]

Chadwick Boseman’s widow Simone Ledward Boseman has reflected on what life has been like since the passing of her husband in 2020.

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Simone has opened up to the world since her husband’s death. Images via Instagram: @s11mone

Chadwick Boseman‘s wife Simone Ledward Boseman had a sit down with Whoopi Goldberg and opened up for the first time since Chadwick passed about what they went through.

Whoopi was on Good Morning America on 1 November and she says Simone “is such an adorable young lady. This loss is still vey fresh for her. I really wanted to talk to her about their relationship and how they met because I like origin stories”.

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The actress says the interview was very moving because she was able to feel what Simone was feeling. “I couldn’t imagine what it was like to lose that light in her life” .

The talk show host says Simone told her she is trying to make it into the world without Chadwick. Because she is a musician, she has decided to start recording new music.

In the clip of the interview that was shared with Good Morning America, Simone says, “I met this person who was this wonderful man and then he ended being a global superstar and really after Black Panther came out, it did kind of happen overnight.

“I can’t believe that I was so lucky,” Simone tells Whoopi while trying to hold back tears, “I can’t believe that I got to love this person and that I also got them to love me too”.

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Simone says the past two years have been the most challenging in her entire life. The Bosemans decided not to share the news of Chadwick’s battle with colon cancer because it was during Covid-19.

“It was during Covid when things were really starting to spiral and that meant that everybody was in their house and there was no pressure for anybody to go outside.

“It seemed like, ‘Is this a crazy coincidence?’ That we get to actually be inside, we get to be here with family, you know, together, and everybody in the world is also experiencing this togetherness in the midst of this awful, scary, unpredictable time,” Simone explains.

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The Boseman’s’ circle was kept very tight. The couple did not have any kids because they were married for barely a year before he passed.

“Some days, I’m doing worse than I’m really willing to acknowledge and other days, I’m doing better than I feel comfortable admitting, the grief, it moves in,” she said.

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The special called Black Panther: In search of Wakanda will be available to stream on Hulu on Saturday 5 November.

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