The death of a Marvel actor has become the most "liked" on Twitter

The death report of actor Chadwick Boseman, who is best known for playing Black Panther in Marvel films, has become the most

"Liked" on Twitter.

This was announced by the official account of the social network. The record-breaking tweet was posted from Chadwick Boseman's page. Attached to it is a photo of the actor and an image with text that says Chadwick has been battling colon cancer since 2016. The actor died at home surrounded by family members. The family thanked all the fans for their support.

At the time of publication of the news, the tweet received 6.9 million likes and 3 million retweets.

The previous record holder was a 2017 post by Barack Obama, where he quoted Nelson Mandela. This tweet currently has 4.3 million likes.