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Old 05-03-23, 09:46 AM
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Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

So this happened 3 weeks ago, but nobody is saying what happened...
10:40 AM PT -- 4/13 -- Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... Jamie Foxx "is doing a lot better," even joking with his family. That said, we're told the medical emergency was serious, and doctors still haven't gotten to the bottom of what happened to him. We're told he'll be in the hospital for at least a few more days, while doctors perform tests.

6:29 PM PT -- Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... Jamie Foxx suffered a "medical emergency" Tuesday morning and was taken to the hospital. We're told his condition was serious enough that Jamie's family -- some of whom were not in town -- came to the hospital. One source told us, "He's communicating now, and that's good news."

Jamie Foxx suffered what his family is calling a "medical complication" ... though his daughter says her famous father's condition is already improving.

Jamie's daughter, actress Corinne Foxx, posted the medical update Wednesday on social media ... and she says Jamie suffered the issue Tuesday but immediately got "great care" and is now on the mend.

Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... the condition was serious enough that Jamie was hospitalized.

Corinne adds ... "We know how beloved he is and appreciate your prayers. The family asks for privacy during this time."

At this time, it's unclear exactly how Jamie came to discover the still unspecified complication, or if he was experiencing symptoms that prompted him to get checked out.

We do, however, know Jamie's been working in Atlanta on a film called "Back in Action" with costars Glenn Close and Cameron Diaz.

It's unclear how long Jamie will need to remain in the hospital, or if and when he'll be able to return to working on the movie.
And now they are asking for prayers...

Jamie Foxx remains hospitalized more than 3 weeks after suffering a medical emergency, and those closest to him say he needs all the prayers and well-wishes his fans can muster.

While his exact condition remains secret -- tightly guarded by his family -- we've spoken with sources close to Jamie who echo the same plea -- "Pray for Jamie."

It was April 12 when Foxx's daughter, Corinne, announced her father suffered a "medical complication."

Jamie is one of the most prolific players in Hollywood, and his condition has sent studios scrambling.

Jamie has been the host of the hugely popular "Beat Shazam" music lyric game show on FOX, which was going into production just days after he was hospitalized.

Sources with direct knowledge tell us ... Jamie will not be on this season of "Beat Shazam." We're told filming starts today, with a new host. We're also told Corinne, who DJs on the show, will not be on as well -- she's been a fixture at the hospital in Atlanta by her dad's side.

As we reported, Jamie was in Atlanta for work on the film "Back in Action" when he fell ill, a stunt double and body double have been seen filling in for Jamie for that project.

Pray for Jamie.
https://www.tmz.com/2023/05/03/jamie...ray-for-jamie/
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

Oh shit, that sounds serious. Hope he's going to be okay.
Old 05-03-23, 10:20 AM
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Been seeing headlines about this since it happened but there's not much of a story if we don't know what happened. Not sure why the family is keeping the issue so tightly secret.
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

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Been seeing headlines about this since it happened but there's not much of a story if we don't know what happened. Not sure why the family is keeping the issue so tightly secret.
One assumes because it's serious, I guess.
Old 05-03-23, 10:58 AM
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This guy is one of the most talented guys in all of Hollywood. An old school talent. He really can do it all, and do it all pretty well.

I hope he can recover.
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What the heck. A few weeks ago they said he was alert and they were just keeping him for observation.
Old 05-03-23, 11:30 AM
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If they bring his pets to see him, he's a goner. Hopefully he has a speedy recovery. I'm not his biggest fan, but he's deifnitely talented.
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

The use of the word "complication" was always odd, because it leads you to believe he was already undergoing a procedure or other treatment. Or else they'd call it a medical "event" or something, no?
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I understand the family has no obligation to reveal his condition due to medical privacy. But, with him still being hospitalized with his family asking for prayers, it's just going to bring out more curiosity and concern from his fans and colleagues.
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I understand the family has no obligation to reveal his condition due to medical privacy. But, with him still being hospitalized with his family asking for prayers, it's just going to bring out more curiosity and concern from his fans and colleagues.
My opinion, but apparently (after reading online articles), Jamie Foxx had some sort of "meltdown" on the set of Back In Action around the middle of March, firing several people, acting odd on the set...then a month later he's hospitalized. He's had prior substance abuse problems. Not sure if that was kicked completely (meaning before the "meltdown") or he went into a quick rehab after the "meltdown", and maybe the substance(s) did more damage than what was initially thought. Some other side drama on the set as well. Back In Action is having a tough time with production and I think it had a massive stressful impact on Foxx.

Hope he gets better. He's a very talented person.
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

The initial rumor I heard when Foxx was first hospitalized was that he suffered a stroke. I donít recall exactly where I heard that and the family has obviously kept the reason close to their vest so who knows.

If it was a stroke, I wonder if he was recovering and then suffered an additional stroke(s).
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Did he suffer a injury from some sexual or embarrassing act and they want to keep it private?
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

Yeah, like how mysterious can the illness be? Maybe he attempted the David Carradine special.
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His daughter says he's at home playing pickleball.

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Doctors must have told him he can't play any real sports yet so I guess he's not fully out of the woods just yet.
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

Whole thing is bizarre. If he's been doing well for weeks then why not post a quick video saying thanks for the well wishes? That would end the wild speculation. For comparison Jeremy Renner was posting videos right after he'd been flattened by a snowcat.
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Whole thing is bizarre. If he's been doing well for weeks then why not post a quick video saying thanks for the well wishes? That would end the wild speculation. For comparison Jeremy Renner was posting videos right after he'd been flattened by a snowcat.
It says at home recuperating. If he had a stroke, his speaking ability may still be off.
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

Wonder if we'll ever find out.
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

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It says at home recuperating. If he had a stroke, his speaking ability may still be off.
But he can still play pickleball?
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The speculation is that it was a stroke or an overdose. I'd say it could have been the latter because a few weeks ago weren't a bunch of crew members fired over trying to set up a deal behind the scenes during filming, with Foxx?
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If Foxx did suffer a stroke, why keep it so tightly guarded? Yes, it's a pretty serious health issue. But, many middle age men like him have suffered it. A colleague of mine, who is in his late 50s, suffered a stroke and was hospitalized for a few weeks. But, he made a full recovery without any complications or speech impediment.

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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

And if you're going to keep it so guarded, don't tell the public to "Pray for Jamie". That's not cool.
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Re: Jamie Foxx suffers "medical complication"

Originally Posted by TomOpus
Wonder if we'll ever find out.
If he never works again, I would say that is a pretty good sign he was pretty fucked up.

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