Jamie Foxx reveals his ‘dark and unexpected journey’ to recovery

Over the past four months, Jamie Foxx fans have been closely monitoring reports regarding the Oscar-winning actor’s health.

In April, his daughter, Corinne Foxx, announced that he had experienced a “medical complication” and was receiving treatment, without providing specific details of what happened to him. Since then, many conflicting reports have circulated, with some claiming that Jamie was recovering while others spoke of a worrying situation. The actor finally broke the silence and shared a rare update on social media.

months of silence

Since the announcement of his hospitalization, Jamie Foxx has remained discreet about his state of health. The only information available came from his relatives and a few of his famous friends. On May 3, the actor briefly took to Instagram to thank his fans for their support: “Appreciate all the love!!! he wrote. “Feeling blessed. Then, on May 12, his daughter denied the false rumors circulating about him: “My father has been out of the hospital for weeks, recovering,” she said. “Actually, he was playing pickleball yesterday!” Thank you for everyone’s prayers and support! »

Jamie’s return to social media

Since these statements, Jamie Foxx has regained control of his communication by posting regularly on social networks. On August 16, he shared several photos of himself, wearing a white t-shirt and a hat, and expressed his gratitude to his loved ones for their unwavering support. “You are looking at a man who is grateful… finally starting to feel like myself,” he wrote in the caption. “It has been a dark and unexpected journey…but I can see the light…I am grateful to everyone who has reached out and sent well wishes and prayers…I have many people to thank…you don’t know what what that meant… I will thank you all personally… and if you didn’t know… GOD IS GOOD… all day, every day…” The post was accompanied by the hashtags “#swipeleft #imbackandimbetter #nobaddays”.

Meaningful support from peers

Jamie Foxx’s post has garnered a lot of positive reactions, from her famous friends and her co-stars. Tina Knowles, Beyoncé’s mother, expressed her support for the actor: “I regularly pray for you with the world, you are such a special man, such a gift to the world of entertainment. God bless you, mom Tina. Other personalities such as Tamar Braxton, Jeremy Renner, Porscha Coleman, Garcelle Beauvais and Octavia Spencer also left encouraging comments.

A moving video to thank the fans

On July 22, Jamie Foxx posted a video on Instagram in which he thanked his fans for their support and dispelled some unfounded rumors about him, including those claiming he had gone blind or been paralyzed. He explained why he hadn’t communicated sooner about his health: “I went through something that I thought I would never go through,” he said. “I didn’t want you to see me with hits running out of me and trying to figure out if I was going to make it. Jamie also expressed his gratitude to his daughter and sister for supporting him through this difficult time.

A resumption of professional projects

Before his medical complication, Jamie Foxx was working on the set of the film “Back in Action” with Cameron Diaz. Since then, he’s attended the premieres of two of his films, ‘God Is a Bullet’ in June and ‘They Cloned Tyrone’ for Netflix in July. Additionally, he lends his voice to a character in the comedy “Strays,” which hits theaters August 18.