Jamie Foxx is evidently feeling like himself again after he was hospitalized several months back following a “medical complication,” reports Deadline. Although he’s since shared brief updates on his recoveries, he hasn’t shared specific details about the situation. In a recent Instagram post, the Oscar-winning star voiced his gratitude, reflecting on his challenging road to recovery.
“You’re looking at a man who is thankful,” Jamie Foxx wrote. “It’s been an unexpected dark journey…but I can finally see the light.” He added, “I’m thankful to everyone that reached out and sent well wishes and prayers.”
After Jamie Foxx was admitted to the hospital, the absence of updates led to rumors about his condition.
When Jamie Foxx was hospitalized in April, fans of the actor were naturally concerned. His daughter, Corinne Foxx, shared a brief statement on social media requesting privacy for their family as he recovered. At the time, the 55-year-old star was hard at work in Atlanta on his latest film, Back in Action.
After Jamie Foxx was admitted, the absence of updates led to rumors about his condition. Some reports stated that he was on his death bed. The silence was a result of Foxx’s wish to maintain privacy regarding the ordeal.
Last month, Jamie Foxx released a video explaining his reluctance to be seen during his recovery. Despite appearing very pale, he looked healthier than some reports suggested. While he spoke candidly, he didn’t disclose the specific nature of his medical emergency.
While Jamie Foxx’s hospitalization was serious enough to make him miss the red carpet premiere of his Netflix comedy They Cloned Tyrone, he appears to be making a full recovery. In July, he was back at work, filming a commercial in Las Vegas. Onlookers reported that he appeared both happy and healthy.
What’s Next For Jamie Foxx?
Jamie Foxx is involved in multiple roles across various projects, including as a voice actor, director, and producer. He voices the character Bug in Strays, directed by Josh Greenbaum and penned by Dan Perrault. The story centers on a dog, Reggie, who bands together with fellow strays for revenge after being abandoned.
Premiering September 11 at TIFF, The Burial will see Jamie Foxx take on the role of Willie E. Gary. The film, based on true events, chronicles a lawyer’s efforts to aid a funeral homeowner against a corporate giant, highlighting intricate layers of race, power, and injustice. Tommy Lee Jones, Alan Ruck, Jurnee Smollett, Bill Camp, and Amanda Warren also star in the movie.
Jamie Foxx has several other projects lined up, including the mini-series Tyson and films like Tin Soldier, Groove Tails, and Back in Action — the latter being the film he was working on during his hospitalization. Back in Action is now in post-production. A release date for the film is yet to be announced.
“You’re looking at a man who is thankful. It’s been an unexpected dark journey…but I can finally see the light. I’m thankful to everyone that reached out and sent well wishes and prayers.”Jamie Foxx on Instagram
Back in Action features a star-studded cast including Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Glenn Close, and others. The story revolves around a woman who returns after a six-year retirement, coming back more intelligent and resilient. Directed by Seth Gordon, the screenplay is co-written by him and Brendan O’Brien.
It goes without saying that we’re immensely relieved and grateful to see that Jamie Foxx is on the mend and doing well after his health scare. His talent and charisma have always illuminated the screen. We look forward to once again witness Foxx’s magic as he continues to captivate audiences with his exceptional performances.