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Jamie Foxx’s Annie ‘Daddy Warbucks’ Character Inspired by Diddy

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Jamie Foxx is currently in New York filming “Annie,” a modern retelling of the classic Broadway musical. He plays the selfish billionaire, Benjamin Stacks, a revamped take on the traditional Daddy Warbucks character.

On the next episode of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show “Katie,” airing October 25, the award-winning actor reveals he’s modeling the new “Daddy Warbucks” role on Puffy, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs. Plus, he and host Katie Couric will play a game of “Truth or Dare.”

Watch what happens in the sneak peek videos below, when Jamie is dared to dance with an audience member. Also, tune in to see if Jamie puts Katie in the hot seat.

“Katie” airs in national syndication. Go to or check your local listings for time and channel.



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