If you’ve read the posts on his daughter’s Instagram page, you may be wondering: What happened to Jamie Foxx?
Jamie Foxx was in the middle of filming in Atlanta for his Netflix back in action, After a hiatus from acting, she recruited former co-star Cameron Diaz. “When this project came along and she was pursued by Jamie Foxx, who she has known and worked with for years, she decided to go for it,” a source tells People. They announced the project in June 2022. On a phone call/publicity stunt, Foxx conferenced in Tom Brady for some tips on getting back in the game, so to speak, after a break. Brady joked, “I’m relatively successful at being non-retired.” Diaz said, “Jamie Foxx, only you can get me back in action. I can’t wait it’s going to be a blast!”
So what happened to Jamie Foxx?
April 17, 2023: Foxx is still hospitalized
On April 17, 2023, a source told CNN that Foxx was still in the hospital and that he was still recovering. “They’re getting tested and are still trying to figure out exactly what happened,” a source told CNN about Foxx’s health scare. PEOPLE also confirmed Foxx’s hospitalization, but a source added that he continues to improve.
April 14, 2023: Kerry Washington, LeBron James and Viola Davis pay tribute
On April 14, 2023, Kerry Washington posted an Instagram for her film husband. She played his character’s wives in both Django Unchained And Ray. She captioned the post, “A @iamjamiefoxx appreciation post. My film Huzbeen🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾 Sending love and prayers to all of you. we need you…. Your light, your light “
lebron james too tweeted,“Sending my thoughts and prayers to heaven over my brother
@iamjamiefoxx!!!! Get well soon and come back to yourself! God willing 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
April 13, 2023: back in action cut scenes
April 13, 2023 People got a memo saying a casting director back in action Extras informed that a scene scheduled to be filmed this Sunday has been canceled due to “production changes”.
According to the memo, the original scene will not be rescheduled due to the changes, but scenes that were supposed to be filmed on Monday and Tuesday are expected to proceed as planned.
April 12, 2023: News breaks about Foxx’s health
On April 12, 2023, Corinne Fox, daughter of Jamie Foxx, released a statement on her Instagram. “We wanted to share that my father, Jamie Foxx, experienced a medical complication yesterday,” the statement read. “Fortunately, due to prompt action and care, he is already on his way to recovery. We know how dear he is and appreciate your prayers. The family asks for privacy during this time.
A source “with direct knowledge” told TMZ that Fox experienced a “medical emergency” on Tuesday morning, April 10, 2023, and was taken to the hospital. He was told that his condition was so serious that Jamie’s family, who were from out of town, came to the hospital. A source told the tabloid site, “He’s in communication now, and that’s great news.”
Foxx has been open about her health in the past. He talked about his struggle with substance abuse. ‘When [Kanye] Talked about drugs, psych drugs, I have an episode of that,’ he said in a 2018 interview hip hop hollywood, , ‘When [Kanye] was talking about, “I took two pills, and then seven pills [he received from the hospital],’It’s real!'”
He also recalled Oprah’s hospitalization as a teenager. “I couldn’t move, couldn’t talk, couldn’t even say, ‘Take me to the hospital,'” he said. “This happened to me when I was 18, and I had 11 months of drastic flashbacks, and then when I was 26 I had the exact same flashback — and another when I was 32, And that was the last one, but I always worry about it coming back.
Foxx reportedly broke down on set weeks later, being hospitalized. The Sun reports Foxx and Diaz’ film production on March 15, 2023 back in action-The film—his first in nine years—was temporarily shelved and four people were fired after Foxx had a “meltdown” on the set. “There have been some issues on set and Jamie has had a huge meltdown over it all,” said the insider. “He demanded that the problems be resolved immediately and that four employees of the production be dismissed – as if this would magically improve the situation.” The source said: “Some of the people working on it are absolutely fed up with how this has played out and Jamie has become quite unpopular.”
According to the Daily Mail, a film worker tried to implicate Foxx in a $40,000 scam. The same employee may have been involved in scams involving wealthy celebrities in a previous attempt, and police were reportedly called to the set back in action Over Foxx dustup. A source told The Sun: “This film has been kind of a nightmare… there have been a lot of delays, especially with the weather thanks to filming outside in London in winter, but the latest issue is a bit more fraught.” An employee has been sacked, and is being investigated after trying to get £33,000 in cash from Jamie Foxx.
The insider continued: “It sounds like they tried to offer a Rolex watch as part of the deal, but everything is under investigation now. When this thing finally comes to an end, people will be happy.” In regards to the effect all of this is having on Foxx’s friend Diaz, the source said: “She hates drama and confrontation. That’s why she retired in the first place. A day later, paparazzi photos obtained by the Daily Mail (view them here) showed Diaz and Fox going back to work. “Cameron was seen looking anxious and worried in the moments before filming on set [sic] A tense scene together in which they are shocked to see something.
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