Jamie Foxx has been in the hospital since April 2023 due to an undisclosed “medical complication”.
The actor, comedian, and singer was claimed to be on the mend after the unidentified health ailment, but in early May, Foxx’s friends and family allegedly requested prayers, raising concerns over the star’s wellbeing. Foxx thanked his supporters in a brief Instagram message on May 3rd.
On behalf of the Foxx family, Corinne Foxx posted a statement on her Instagram page reading:
“We wanted to share that my father, Jamie Foxx, experienced a medical complication yesterday. Luckily, due to quick action and great care, he is already on his way to recovery. We know how beloved he is and appreciate your prayers,” the statement continued. “The family asks for privacy during this time.”
Jamie Foxx Health Update
According to a recent report from TMZ, Jamie Foxx remains in the hospital, and his condition is being closely monitored by medical professionals. Due to his health situation, he has been replaced as the host of the upcoming season of Beat Shazam.
However, Foxx’s former co-star, Natasha Blasick, recently shared a positive update on his health. She revealed that she was initially worried about his condition until she spoke with a close friend who assured her he is recovering. “No, no, no, he’s recovering,” the friend reportedly said.
Several celebrities have also given updates on Foxx’s condition. Comedian Kevin Hart recently appeared on the ImPaulsive podcast, where he expressed optimism about Foxx’s health. “I think the dope thing is that he’s getting better in his situation, and everybody’s prayers, everybody’s love, energy, all that stuff is seen and felt,” Hart said.
Nick Cannon also told Entertainment Tonight that Foxx was awake and alert, and Tiffany Haddish said that she heard he was doing well.
A source told PEOPLE that Foxx is awake and alert, and doctors are running tests to determine the cause of his medical condition. The same source revealed that Foxx is being kept under observation.
Foxx’s friend and fellow comedian Martin Lawrence expressed his support for him, saying, “My prayers go out for him every night, and just wishing the best for him, one of the best that we got in Hollywood. Not only one of the best entertainers but a good person.”
Foxx’s fans and admirers are also sending their love and prayers to the beloved actor, hoping for his quick recovery. At this time, the specific details of Foxx’s medical condition remain unknown.
Timeline Of Jamie Foxx’s Health
- Foxx’s health was discussed by Martin Lawrence and Tracy Morgan on April 20; the latter said that Foxx was “doing better.”
- Foxx was “awake” and “alert” 12 days after being hospitalized, according to Nick Cannon on April 23.
- On May 3, Kevin Hart remarked that Foxx’s rehabilitation had made “a lot of progress.”
Jamie Foxx’s Acting Career
After his success on “In Living Color,” Foxx transitioned into acting and landed his first film role in “Toys” (1992). He went on to appear in several films throughout the 1990s, including “The Great White Hype” (1996) and “Any Given Sunday” (1999).
Foxx’s breakthrough role came in 2004 when he portrayed musician Ray Charles in the biopic “Ray.” His performance earned him numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actor, making him only the second African-American actor to win the award. Foxx’s portrayal of Charles was praised for its authenticity and depth, and it cemented his place as a leading actor in Hollywood.
Since “Ray,” Foxx has appeared in a variety of films, including “Django Unchained” (2012), “Baby Driver” (2017), and “Just Mercy” (2019). He has also starred in several television shows, including the Netflix series “Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!” (2021).
Jamie Foxx’s versatility as a performer is what makes him such a unique and remarkable talent. Fans are continuously praying for his well-being and we hope to hear from him soon.
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