Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx had to be hospitalized due to a serious and sudden medical emergency, according to his daughter.
Foxx was taken to an Atlanta-area hospital on Wednesday evening with a still-undisclosed medical condition.
“We wanted to share that my father Jamie Foxx experienced a medical complication yesterday,” Foxx’s daughter, Corinne Foxx, posted in a statement on Instagram. “Luckily due to quick action and great care he is already on his way to recovery. We know how beloved he is and appreciate your prayers. The family asks for privacy during this time.”
The 55-year-old Foxx has been one of the biggest stars in Hollywood over the last two decades, as he’s starred in blockbusters such Django Unchained and Spinder-Man: No Way Home, and won an Oscar for Best Actor for his work as Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical film Ray.
Most recently, Foxx starred in the 2022 Netflix film Day Shift. This year, Foxx will star in the Netflix film They Cloned Tyrone alongside John Boyega and Teyonah Parris, and will also be voicing a character in the R-rated, Will Ferrell-starring animated comedy Strays.
In addition to the aforementioned roles, Foxx has also starred in projects such as Ali, Collateral, Dreamgirls, Law Abiding Citizen, Due Date, Horrbie Bosses, White House Down, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Baby Driver, Robin Hood, Just Mercy, Project Power, and Soul.
Foxx is also an accomplished musician, as he has released five studio albums over the course of his career — the most recent of which came back in 2015 — and has featured on songs with the likes of Ludacris, T.I., Twista, T-Pain, Justin Timberlake, Rick Ross, Drake, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Chris Brown, and more.
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