Chadwick Boseman’s family defends Anthony Hopkins amid best actor Oscars backlash

Chadwick Boseman’s family defends Anthony Hopkins amid best actor Oscars backlash

The Guardian

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Brother of the late actor congratulates the 83-year-old, as Academy criticised for not allowing Hopkins to make his acceptance speech on Zoom

The family of Chadwick Boseman, the Black Panther star who had been widely expected to receive a posthumous best actor Oscar for his role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, have come to the defence of the man who took the prize.

The brother of the actor, who died last August of cancer aged 43, says the family had no hard feelings towards Anthony Hopkins.

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