MIKE Tyson has shared more information about Jamie Foxx’s health status, after the actor spent weeks in the hospital.
In a recent episode of the PBD podcast, Tyson opened up about Foxx’s medical condition that set him back during the filming of the upcoming Netflix comedy movie: Back in Action.
He said of the actor: “He’s not feeling well. They said a stroke. I have no idea what happened to him.”
Foxx’s daughter, Corinne, previously issued a statement about her father’s condition, writing: “We wanted to share that my father, Jamie Foxx, experienced a medical complication yesterday.”
“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.”
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Actor broke his silence
The 55-year-old Oscar winner posted an update to his Instagram account on May 3.
On top of a blacked out image, Jamie shared: “Appreciate all the love!!! Feeling blessed.”
He also includes a praying emoji, a heart and a fox emoji.
Jamie Foxx’s show airs tonight
Jamie and Corrine Foxx have been co-hosting their interactive game show, Beat Shazam, on Fox since its initial premiere in May 2017.
The show – which can be streamed on Hulu – is set to air its sixth season starting tonight at 8pm ET.
According to the show’s synopsis: “‘Beat Shazam’ is an interactive game show that pits teams of two against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time.
“In the end, the team with the most money banked will go against Shazam, the popular song identification app, for the chance to win up to $1 million.”
Jamie Foxx has two daughters
Jamie Foxx is the proud father of two daughters.
15 years after the birth of Corrine, Jamie and his ex, Kristin Grannis, welcomed the actor’s second child, Anelise Bishop, on October 3, 2008.
The 14-year-old is a skilled pianist who also loves to play basketball and football.
In a 2017 interview with PEOPLE, Jamie told the publication: “It’s amazing to see our kids grow up,” he said of raising his daughters in Hollywood.
“We’re so proud of them. They ended up being okay.”
About Jamie Foxx’s daughter
Corinne Foxx was born in Los Angeles, California, on February 15, 1994. She is the daughter of iconic actor, Jaime Foxx, and his ex-girlfriend, Connie Kline.
The 29-year-old actress graduated from the University of Southern California in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in public relations.
After starting her modeling career at age 20, Corinne decided to follow in her father’s footsteps and shift her focus to acting.
After college, she attended Howard Fine Acting Studio and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
According to her IMDb: “Corinne was honored by the HFPA and given the title of Miss Golden Globe in 2016. Corinne appeared in her first television role on Sweet/Vicious, airing November 2016.”
The rising star has over 490k followers on Instagram and is an ambassador for both the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Endometriosis Foundation of America.
Corinne shared update in May
On May 12, 2023, Jamie Foxx’s daughter Corinne took to Instagram, once again, to update fans on her father’s condition, writing: “Update from the family: Sad to see how the media runs wild. My Dad has been out of the hospital for weeks, recuperating.
“In fact,” she continued, “he was playing pickleball yesterday! Thanks for everyone’s prayers and support! We have an exciting work announcement coming next week too!”
Daughter confirmed hospitalization in April
The details behind Jamie Foxx’s mysterious hospitalization have yet to be disclosed by his family who has asked for privacy at this time.
His daughter, Corinne Foxx, posted a brief statement on Instagram on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, writing: “We wanted to share that my father Jamie Foxx experienced a medical complication yesterday [April 11].”
The statement continued: “We know how beloved he is and appreciate your prayers. The family asks for privacy during this time.”
Health setback was ‘very scary’
The 55-year-old Oscar winner is said to be staying “strong” after the “very scary” health setback on April 12 while shooting Back In Action for Netflix alongside Cameron Diaz. He has since been discharged from the hospital.
The friend claimed: “He’s resting, getting better.”
The source added that he’s doing well, but it will be a “journey” for the comedian to get back to his best.
Jamie spent weeks in the hospital
Jamie Foxx recently spent several weeks in the hospital, though he was believed to be now resting at home.
The actor was on the set of the Netflix comedy Back in Action in Atlanta when he fell ill.
The details behind Foxx’s hospitalization have yet to be revealed by his family who has asked for privacy.
Future of Mike Tyson’s biopic is unclear
Jamie Foxx has a close relationship with Mike Tyson.
And Jamie was given approval by Iron Mike to play him in a biopic movie.
However, with uncertainty concerning Jamie’s condition after his hospitalization, it’s unclear if his Tyson biopic will be made.
“I don’t know what’s going to happen now,” Tyson told Bet-David.
Mike Tyson backtracked after slip
Mike Tyson then quickly said: “I have no idea what happened to him.”
The personalities on the podcast continued to talk about Foxx’s health until Tyson pushed back on the speculation.
“Listen, if we don’t know by now, they don’t want us to. You know, man, come on stop.”
Mike Tyson reveals update on Jamie Foxx’s health
Mike Tyson, 56, spoke recently in an interview with Valuetainment about the 55-year-old movie star, who was discharged from the hospital on May 12 after suffering a serious medical complication.
And Tyson slipped that Foxx had a stroke on the podcast.
Host Patrick Bet-David asked Tyson if he was “following” the Foxx health situation to which the former boxer responded, “He’s not feeling well.”
Bet-David would then say: “There’s something going on with him.”
Tyson replied: “Yeah they said stroke.”