Chadwick Boseman Has Spoken Out About Getting Fired For Refusing To Be Stereotyped

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Chadwick Boseman became an A-list star when he joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Black Panther. What you may not know, though, is that he began his acting career in the even more fantastical world of daytime soap opera. But after taking offense at his seemingly stereotypical character, Boseman reportedly received his marching orders after just a week.

It’s safe to say that Boseman is a man of principle. After all, the actor may have been a complete unknown at the time that he was cast in All My Children, but that didn’t stop him pointing out to the producers that the role seemingly played to certain stereotypes. And unfortunately for Boseman, his opinions cost him his job.

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