Jamie Foxx Shares Promising Update On His Recovery

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Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx, who suffered an undisclosed medical emergency earlier this year that resulted in him being hospitalized for an extended period of time, has posted a promising update to his Instagram.

On Thursday, the 55-year-old Foxx — whose new comedy film Strays hits theaters today, Friday, August 15 — shared an update with his fans, saying that he’s starting to “feel like himself” again following April’s medical scare.

“You’re lookin at a man who is thankful… finally startin to feel like myself… it’s been an unexpected dark journey… but I can see the light…” Foxx wrote on Instagram.

“I’m thankful to everyone that reached out and sent well wishes and prayers… I have a lot of people to thank… u just don’t know how much it meant… I will be thanking all of you personally… and if you didn’t know… GOD IS GOOD… all day every day.”

In addition to Strays, Foxx also starred in the well-received Netflix sci-fi comedy They Cloned Tyrone earlier this summer alongside Teyonah Parris and John Boyega.

As for Strays, that film also stars Will Ferrell, Will Forte, Isla Fisher, Randall Park, Josh Gad, Harvey Guillén, Rob Riggle, Brett Gelman, Jamie Demetriou, and Sofía Vergara in voice roles alongside Foxx.

Foxx, who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Ray Charles in the 2004 film Ray, has also starred in also known for films such as Jarhead, Dreamgirls, Miami Vice, Horrible Bosses, Django Unchained, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Baby Driver, Soul, and Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Over the next few years, Foxx is also attached to star in a variety of projects such as The Burial, Tin Soldier, Back in Action, and Groove Tails.

Foxx is also an accomplished musician, as he has released five studio albums over the course of his career, with the first coming in 1994 and the most recent dropping in 2005.

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