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Angela Bassett Injury And Health Update: Why Is Her Cancer News All Over The Internet

Wakanda Forever Actress Angela Bassett Injury captivated the viewers’ attention after her co-actor Letitia Wright’s Hospitalization.

American Actress Angela Bassett has received three Black Reel Awards, a Golden Globe Award, seven NAACP Image Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Moreover, she has been nominated for one Academy Award the nomination for her portrayal of singer Tina Turner in the biopic, What’s Love Got to Do with It and claimed seven Primetime Emmy Awards.

Regarding her work in television, Angela received a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress for the Primetime Emmy Award for her depiction of Rosa Parks in The Rosa Parks Story.

Before pursuing her acting career, the Wakanda Actress worked as a receptionist for a beauty salon and as a photo researcher following her graduation.

Is Angela Bassett Injured? 

Sources claimed Wakanda Forever Actress Angela made her fans anxious about her health after she was injured during a violent scene back in 2021 during her shooting of What’s Love Got to Do With It.

In one of the movie’s partner abuse scenes, Tina tries to escape Ike’s wrath, eventually backing up into a couch and falling over the back of it.

According to IMDb, the Actress Angela wasn’t meant to fall over the sofa. Angela put her hands out to cushion the impact of her fall and suffered a hairline fracture in her right hand.

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Actors Laurence Fishburne (L) and Angela Bassett speak onstage during the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards on February 6, 2015, in Pasadena, California(Source:showbizcheatsheet)

After her appearance in the biopic, she and co-actor Fishburne were nominated at the 1994 Academy Awards for Best Actress and Best Actor for their roles as Tina and Ike Turner.

Appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Actress says the film will be “amazing” and called writer-director Ryan Coogler “the perfect Leader.”

Angela Bassett Health Update

Fans were anxious about Angela’s injury after Letitia Wright, who plays T’Challa’s sister, Shuri, was hospitalized in Boston after a stunt mishap. 

Letitia Wright sustained minor injuries today while filming a stunt for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She was receiving care in a local hospital and expecting a soon discharge.

Angela, who plays Wright’s on-screen mother, assured fans that the Wakandan princess is doing just fine. 

The Wakanda Actress lost her mother to heart failure brought on by diabetes, but she was not aware that type 2 diabetes and heart health were related. Angela used her platform to spread the word about the patients of the increased risks of type 2 diabetes face for their hearts.

Bassett joined forces with Know Diabetes by HeartTrusted Source in 2019 to prevent cardiovascular disease and death in patients with type 2 diabetes. This initiative collaborates with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the American Heart Association (AHA)Trusted Source.

Also read: Letitia Wright Husband: Is She Married To Her Boyfriend John Boyega? Relationship Timeline

Why Is Angela Bassett Cancer News All Over The Internet

Angela was confused with Cancer diagnosis after Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa in the first film, died at the age of 43 after a private battle with Cancer.

Boseman died Aug. 28, 2020, after a yearslong colon Cancer battle. Angela, however, is healthy and free from Cancer.

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Letitia-Wright on-screen brother-Chadwick Boseman died of Cancer in 2020.(Source: celebgenius)

Actress Angela Bassett is promoting awareness of the health risks associated with type 2 diabetes after losing her mother to heart failure brought on by the condition.

Internet users with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to suffer from and pass away from heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and heart failure.

Besides acting, Angel is an active Ambassador of UNICEF for the United States and a member of the West Angeles Church of God in Christ. The Wakanda Actress supports the Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club in her hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida, and is represented by the Executive Speakers Bureau.

Also read: Is Letitia Wright, Brother Chadwick Boseman? Meet Her Biological Brother Ivan Bombokka

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