With Black Panther currently marching toward an inevitable 1 billion USD at the global box office, Jimmy Fallon gave super fans the ability to thank the film’s star, Chadwick Boseman, for his portrayal of T’Challa, king and protector of Wakanda.

While seemingly talking to a poster of the star – with one woman remarking, “For me, as the mother of a young son, my son’s childhood has been defined by Barack Obama and now Black Panther. So thank you,” she rightfully freaks out when Boseman emerges from behind the curtains and surprises her.

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Words by Alec Banks
Features Editor

Alec Banks is a Los Angeles-based long-form writer with over a decade of experience covering fashion, music, sports, and culture.

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