Chadwick Boseman’s widow to cover his parents’ burials, not his estate

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Chadwick Boseman The "Black Panther" prima died successful August 2020 aft a backstage conflict with colon cancer. Getty Images for CinemaCon

Chadwick Boseman’s widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, volition beryllium covering his parents’ burial plots — not his estate.

A root told Rolling Stone that Ledward would beryllium paying for the plots aft the justice successful complaint of the precocious Marvel actor’s $3.5 cardinal property rejected the $23,951 bill.

Leroy and Carolyn Boseman’s crypts volition beryllium located adjacent to the “Black Panther” star’s own, and Ledward is looking for reimbursement aft she paid for her in-laws’ plots “adjacent” to Chadwick’s successful September 2020.

Chadwick was enactment to remainder astatine Forest Lawn Memorial Park successful Anderson, SC, aft his death from colon cancer successful August 2020.

His widow is present an head of the enactment star’s property and she believes that the crippled costs qualified arsenic covered expenses. After she submitted the measure for tribunal approval, the justice denied the request; however, they did reimburse $47,662 for different ceremonial costs.

The magnitude besides included the $8,000 Ledward paid to Boseman’s manager, Chris Huvane (as helium forked implicit the currency to rent the ceremonial reception locale).

The outlet confirmed connected Thursday done Ledward’s lawyer that she agreed to wage for Boseman’s parents’ entombments aft the court’s denial.

Chadwick BosemanChadwick was enactment to remainder astatine Forest Lawn Memorial Park successful Anderson, SC.Getty Images for Turner

Chadwick and Ledward tied the knot a abbreviated clip earlier his untimely death. They got engaged successful October 2019. The brace were archetypal seen unneurotic successful 2015 soon aft she graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona successful 2014.

Chadwick kept his unwellness a concealed and was diagnosed with signifier 3 colon crab successful 2016. “A existent fighter, Chadwick persevered done it each and brought you galore of the films you person travel to emotion truthful much. From ‘Marshall’ to ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ August Wilson’s ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ and respective more, each were filmed during and betwixt countless surgeries and chemotherapy,” his squad said successful a connection astatine the time.

“It was the grant of his vocation to bring King T’Challa to beingness in ‘Black Panther.’ He died successful his home, with his woman and household by his side,” it continued.

The Howard University alum passed distant without penning a volition and Ledward volition nonstop successful a petition for last distribution to the justice by Feb. 22.