Actor and singer Jamie Foxx, known for his roles in hit films such as “Ray” and “Django Unchained,” is on the mend after suffering a medical complication. According to sources, Foxx is “steadily improving” after the scare. Here’s what we know so far:
Production on Foxx’s latest movie, “Back in Action,” was temporarily halted after the incident.
Foxx’s daughter and co-host on “Beat Shazam,” Corinne Foxx, revealed on social media that her father was in recovery following the medical scare. She thanked everyone for their prayers and support.
According to TMZ, Foxx was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning in serious condition. However, sources with “direct knowledge” of the situation say that he is now communicating, which is good news.
Foxx’s family has asked for privacy during this time, and his rep has not yet commented on the situation.
Foxx has received an outpouring of support from his friends and colleagues in the entertainment industry. Kerry Washington, who played Foxx’s wife in “Ray” and “Django Unchained,” sent her “movie huzbin” love and prayers on social media.
Viola Davis, who appeared with Foxx in “Law Abiding Citizen,” also shared a throwback photo in support of the actor.
Foxx, who shares two daughters with his ex-partners, Connie Kline and Kristin Grannis, is known for his talent both on screen and in the music industry. He has won multiple awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in “Ray.”
We wish Jamie Foxx a speedy and full recovery and send our thoughts and prayers to him and his family during this time.