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‘Now I’m Crying’: Celebs and Jamie Foxx Fans Share Emotional Memories with Singer as He Continues to Recover from Medical Scare

Celebrities and fans alike are sharing their love for Jamie Foxx as he was hospitalized for a recent medical scare. It’s been days since his daughter Corinne Foxx announced that the actor suffered a “medical complication” while filming a new movie in Atlanta.

On April 12, the 29-year-old shared a post on Instagram on behalf of the Foxx family, noting that her father “is already on his way to recovery.”

Corinne added, “We know how beloved he is and appreciate your prayers. The family asks for privacy during this time. Much love, The Foxx Family.”

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Jamie Foxx attends the Los Angeles Screening of “Below The Belt” at Directors Guild Of America on Oct. 1, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

After news broke about the beloved actor, his celebrity friends, and fans sent well-wishes and shared supporting messages on social media. Foxx’s Friend and former “In Living Color” co-star David Alan Grier tweeted, “I’m praying for you Jamie Foxx. Get well soon!”

Producer Van Lathan Jr. wrote, “Jamie Foxx is one of the best, most humble and cool dudes in the whole town. Just letting everyone know.”

His “Ray” co-star Kerri Washington also shared a photo of herself and Foxx on Twitter and Instagram, writing “A @iamjamiefoxx appreciation post. Sending you all the love and prayers my movie huzbin.”

NBA star LeBron James also sent his well-wishes to Foxx. “Sending my thoughts and prayers to the heavens above to my brother @iamjamiefoxx !!!! Get well and back to yourself SOONER THAN LATER! God willing.”

Fans also sent their positive thoughts while sharing memorable moments of the comedian doing what he does best, entertaining.

One fan shared a clip of Foxx on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” where he did a hilarious impersonation of Jennifer Hudson singing. The post was captioned, “As we all send prayers and positive energy to Jamie Foxx, here’s him being the most talented person on Earth on Jimmy Fallon’s show.”

A Twitter account named, The Hillman Files, shared a montage of videos of the actor’s performances with the caption, “Prayers of healing for Jamie Foxx!” Many of the clips featured scenes from his sitcom, “The Jamie Foxx Show.”

“Zatima” actor Deval Ellis also wished the 55-year-old a speedy recovery and shared a story about the first time his wife, actress Khadeen Ellis, met the beloved entertainer.

“Kay Kay met one of her favorite entertainers @iamjamiefoxx at a CVS the first year we moved to Cali,” he wrote on Instagram. “He was singing Christmas carols and buying the last Black Santa in the store. She told him her husband was an aspiring actor and before I knew it we were going to Jamie Foxx’s house for his holiday party.”

Ellis said that they brought a bottle of wine to the party, but immediately noticed the party was aptly stocked with every liquor imaginable.

“Jamie was too kind, he greeted us as I extended the bottle and he said, ‘The f—k am I supposed to do with this!?’ Then immediately started laughing.”

The “Sistas” star went on to say that he wanted to make his 10-year anniversary special during the COVID-19 shutdowns, so he called a friend to ask Foxx for a favor.

He said the Oscar-winning actor responded on the day “without hesitation” with a video of himself serenading Mrs. Ellis with a slow jam as he played “Heaven” on the piano.

“When she saw Jamie it was instant tears. That is how big of a heart this Oscar-winning, Grammy-winning, Golden Globe-winning man has. Please EVERYONE put up prayers for one of the greatest talents the world has ever seen but more importantly one of the greatest humans. Sending love, positive & healing energy your way homie. Love Devale & Kay. #DevalesTruth,” Ellis concluded.

Fans in the comment section share their emotional responses to his wife watching a video of the serenade while crying. One fan said, “her crying had me finna cry.” Another wrote, “I’m up at 7am cryin’ real big tears.”

“Now I’m crying,” shared another.

Khadeen added, “SOBBING! This was my most favorite anniversary ever! Please please get well soon brother @iamjamiefoxx The Ellises love you!”

According to reports, Foxx is recovering in an Atlanta hospital as doctors run tests to determine the cause of the actor’s medical issues. Ahead of being hospitalized, he was seen in London filming “Back In Action” with actress Cameron Diaz.

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12 thoughts on “‘Now I’m Crying’: Celebs and Jamie Foxx Fans Share Emotional Memories with Singer as He Continues to Recover from Medical Scare

  1. Gvhv says:

    He’ll be alright

  2. Loretta McCullough says:

    Praying for a healing ❤️‍🩹

  3. Tiphanie Carter says:

    Wishing & Praying🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 heavily that U recover soon U are Forever LOVE : JAMIE FOXX!

  4. Shana says:

    Praying many blessings for Mr. Jamie Foxx!

  5. My name is Richard Curb Jr.
    Wishing Jamie Foxx a speedy recovery. My God continues to lift him up in Spirit. He is one of the greatest in the business, a father like a lot of us, a family man. Pleading the blood of Jesus all around his Hospital room, and the Doctor’s whom is looking after him. Greater news to come. For it is well towards the Righteous. Healing Grace, Lord Jesus.

  6. My prayers are with the Jamie and his family. God is with him and will bring him through.

  7. Courtney Dean says:

    Get well soon

  8. Debbie Mosley says:

    Jamie you are one of my favorite I’m praying for you, but you hve to pay attention to your body. I know you was getting all kind of signs, eyes blurred headaches dizziness etc. those was signs of pressure need to be checked to high or to low. But health issues was coming on pay attention to your body. I want you ti keep singing tell jokes and acting just keep living get well be safe. Much Love for ya one of my favorite Mrs. Debbie

  9. Melinda Jones says:

    Melinda Jones

  10. Laronda Torbert says:

    Hello Jamie Foxx you don’t know me but I am a fan my name is LaRonda torbert I I am a fan of yours for many years I love The Jamie Foxx show pretty much everything

  11. Meme says:

    Get well soon 🙏

  12. Dee Wade says:

    #EricMarlonBishop… Take a break, Vacation, and get some rest… REGROUP Bro and see you on the next scene on the TV screen when you return… We love you and I don’t wanna miss you, I need you here to keep me laughing sooo get it 2gether!…… Hugs, hugs, and more hugs, Freckles…… Muahh

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