November 30, 2023

By Ken Miller
Academy Award-winning actor, singer and comic Jamie Foxx stated in an Instagram video that he’s recovering from an undisclosed medical situation.

Jamie Foxx smiles throughout an NBA basketball sport between the Washington Wizards and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. Academy Award profitable actor, Grammy profitable singer and comic says he “went to hell and again” however is recovering from an undisclosed medical situation. Foxx made his first public feedback in an Instagram message posted on Friday, July 21, 2023 after being hospitalized in April. (AP Picture/LM Otero, File)

“I went to hell and again, and my street to restoration has some potholes as nicely, however I’m coming again,” Foxx, showing skinny and sporting a darkish pullover shirt, stated within the three minute, 15-second video. “I’m in a position to work.”

Foxx, 55, was hospitalized in April with what his daughter, Corinne Fox, described on the time as a “medical complication” and Foxx didn’t disclose the character of his situation in his first public feedback since being hospitalized.

“I simply didn’t need you to see me like that … I didn’t need you to see me with tubes operating out of me and making an attempt to determine if I used to be going to make it via,” Foxx stated, thanking his daughter, sister, God, and medical professionals for saving his life.

“I went via one thing that I assumed I might by no means, ever undergo,” Foxx stated.

“Each every now and then, I simply burst into tears … as a result of it’s been powerful, man, I used to be sick … however now I’ve bought my legs beneath me so that you’re going to see me,” Foxx stated.

Castmates of Foxx’s latest film “They Cloned Tyrone” — David Alan Grier, Teyonah Parris and Tamberla Perry — advised The Related Press on the Los Angeles premiere of the film on June 28 that they miss the star.

“Simply praying that he will get higher and takes no matter time he must heal,” Perry stated.

Foxx, born Eric Marlon Bishop in 1967 in Terrell, Texas, was a humorist earlier than breaking into tv with numerous roles on Fox TV’s musical-comedy “In Dwelling Coloration” in 1990.

Foxx received the Academy Award for finest actor for his portrayal of Ray Charles within the 2004 biographical movie “Ray” and a Grammy in 2010 for the tune “Blame It.”

His different credit embrace “The Jamie Foxx Present,” “Collateral,” and “Django Unchained.”