Disney Channel airs emotional Cameron Boyce video tribute during Descendants 3 premiere

3 August 2019, 18:10

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

Descendants 3 premiered on Disney Channel on Friday, 2 August and it included two tributes to Cameron Boyce at the beginning and end of the film.

The highly anticipated Descendants 3 film premiered on the Disney Channel on Friday, 2 August and along with it came an emotional tribute to one of its stars–Cameron Boyce. Cameron Boyce was just 20 years old when passed away in his sleep last month after suffering a seizure.

Cameron's friends, family, and co-stars have paid tribute to the late actor, who appears in the latest instalment of the Disney Channel's Descendants. Now, the Disney Channel has joined them in remembering the star in a tribute simply titled "For Cameron".

For Cameron

The tribute included a special message about the star: "Everything you are…Every smile, every laugh, every dance, every hug, every moment, everyone you touched…you mean everything to us"

Cameron Boyce's auditions and behind the scenes laughs were aired in the tribute. A heartwarming clip where he made First Lady Michelle Obama laugh was also included, along with scenes of Cameron with his friends and family.

The Disney Channel tribute to the star also included guidance on how to talk about grief and loss.

Fans were emotional after watching the tribute to Cameron Boyce.

"Ok so i was already crying.. then y’all put that Cameron Boyce remembrance video," wrote one fan.

"That tribute to Cameron Boyce was so beautiful. It really showed who he was and what an impact he left on people," said another.

Cameron's co-stars also posted heartfelt tributes when the film premiered.