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Jamie Foxx Mystery Illness: Here’s What We Know to Be True

Published on June 3rd, 2023 | Updated on June 3rd, 2023 | By FanFest

Jamie Foxx‘s “medical complication” has remained shrouded in mystery for over a month since the actor’s reported hospitalization. Although Foxx’s daughter, Corinne Foxx, initially disclosed the condition, Jamie himself has refrained from directly discussing the specifics of his health and recovery. In May, Foxx’s close friend and colleague, Nick Cannon, assured fans that the “Collateral” star would address them “when he’s ready.”

Let’s take a closer look at the available information regarding Jamie Foxx’s health situation. On April 11, Corinne Foxx announced that her father had experienced a “medical complication.” She expressed gratitude for the quick action and excellent care he received and requested privacy for the family during this time.

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No further details about Foxx’s condition were released, with a representative stating that the family would not provide additional information at that time. Foxx was in the midst of filming “Back in Action” alongside Cameron Diaz for Netflix when the medical complication occurred, resulting in the production being temporarily halted on April 12 to allow Foxx time to recover.

To resume filming on April 13, a stand-in was used for Foxx’s scenes, and a scheduled scene for April 16 was reportedly canceled due to production changes. On April 23, Nick Cannon shared an update on Foxx’s health, revealing that he was awake and alert. Cannon expressed his gratitude for being given permission by Foxx to discuss the matter, emphasizing the strong bond between them.

Nearly a month after the reported hospitalization, Foxx broke his silence on May 3 with an Instagram post acknowledging the love and support he had received. On the same day, it was announced that Foxx would not host the upcoming season of “Beat Shazam,” with Nick Cannon stepping in as a guest host and Kelly Osbourne as the guest DJ. Foxx expressed his appreciation to Cannon for filling in on his Instagram.


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A source informed People magazine on May 5 that Foxx was stable and not in a life-threatening situation but was still in the hospital undergoing tests to ensure his complete recovery. Despite Foxx’s desire to return to his various projects, his health condition warranted his continued hospitalization.

On May 12, Corinne Foxx reassured fans that her father had been out of the hospital for weeks, debunking rumors suggesting otherwise. She mentioned his involvement in physical activities such as playing pickleball and hinted at an exciting work announcement forthcoming. On May 15, Foxx and Corinne unveiled a new show, “WE ARE FAMILY,” set to air in 2024 on Fox TV.


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While recovering, Foxx’s family visited a medical facility renowned for its physical rehabilitation program in Chicago on May 15. Regarding the much-anticipated Mike Tyson biopic, Tyson initially suggested that Foxx had suffered a stroke, casting doubt on his ability to play the role. However, he later backtracked, admitting he had no knowledge of Foxx’s situation and expressing uncertainty about the actor’s involvement in the project.

Most recently, on June 1, Nick Cannon remarked that Foxx would provide an update on his health when he felt comfortable doing so. Cannon praised Foxx’s professionalism and privacy throughout his career and acknowledged his limited knowledge about Foxx’s condition.

In summary, Jamie Foxx’s “medical complication” has remained undisclosed, but he has shown signs of recovery and received support from his family, friends, and fans. While awaiting further updates, it is important to respect Foxx’s privacy and allow him to share information about his health on his own terms.

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