Jamie Foxx is out of hospital after experiencing a 'medical complication,' according to his daughter. Here's everything we know about his condition and what those close to him have said.
Jamie Foxx has been discharged from hospital after being treated for an unknown medical condition.
The actor experienced a "medical complication" on April 11, per a statement posted by his daughter.
Here's everything we know about Foxx's health and what those close to him have said about it.
Foxx "experienced a medical complication" on April 11, according to a family statement posted the following day on his daughter Corinne Foxx's Instagram account.
"We wanted to share that my father, Jamie Foxx, experienced a medical complication yesterday," Corinne Foxx shared on her Instagram account on behalf of the Foxx family.
"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 statement continued. "The family asks for privacy during this time."
The family did not share details about what caused the health issue at the time.
According to CNN, the 55-year-old actor was in Atlanta, Georgia, filming his new Netflix movie "Back in Action" with Cameron Diaz and Glenn Close when he was taken to hospital, although he was not on set at the time.
In the following days, many of Foxx's friends shared words of encouragement to the actor and prayed for his speedy recovery.
Two days after the news of his hospitalization broke, Kerry Washington shared a throwback photo of herself and Foxx to Instagram which she captioned: "A @iamjamiefoxx appreciation post."
"Sending you all the love and prayers my movie huzbin," she continued, followed by a string of praying hand and heart emojis.
Washington and Foxx played husband and wife in "Django Unchained" (2012) as well as the Ray Charles biopic "Ray" (2004), the latter of which earned the actor an Academy Award.
Meanwhile, LeBron James posted to Twitter: "Sending my thoughts and prayers to the heavens above to my brother @iamjamiefoxx!!!! Get well and back to yourself SOONER THAN LATER! God willing."
Jennifer Hudson also sent some well-wishes to her "Dreamgirls" costar, writing on Instagram: "Lifting my friend @iamjamiefoxx and the Foxx family up in prayer ! We pray for healing in Jesus' name! Sending u all the love in the world, Jamie !!!"
On April 17, it was reported that Foxx was still under medical observation, a week after being hospitalized.
According to both CNN and People, the "Day Shift" actor was still receiving medical care at the Georgia medical facility.
"They are running tests and still trying to figure out what exactly happened," a source told CNN at the time.
On the same date, People also reported that Foxx's costar and close friend Diaz made her return to the set of the movie they had been filming, working with a body double for Foxx.
On April 20, Tracy Morgan and Martin Lawrence spoke about Foxx's health, with the latter noting that he was "doing better."
While attending Lawrence's Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony on April 20, Morgan and Harvey sent their well wishes to Foxx.
"I love Jamie. Jamie's a good friend of mine ... my prayers go up for Jamie," Morgan told Entertainment Tonight.
"He's strong, he's a fighter, he's gonna come out of it and he's good. He's gonna be stronger and better than ever," he said.
Referring to his 2014 accident which left him with life-threatening injuries, Morgan added: "I've been there. I was on the other side in a coma for 10 days, so I know about [being hospitalized]."
"I just want Jamie to please get strong," the "30 Rock" actor added. "Jamie, I love you. My prayers go out to you and your family. Please get well."
Meanwhile, Lawrence told Extra: "I hear he's doing better… My prayers go out for him every night and just wishing the best for him, one of the best that we got in Hollywood,"
On April 23, Nick Cannon said that Foxx was "awake" and "alert" 12 days after being hospitalized.
Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Cannon said that he has been saying "words of affirmation for my big brother" and teased the news that he would be standing in for Foxx as guest host on the upcoming season of game show "Beat Shazam."
He said: "I know he's doing so much better because I'm actually about to do something special for him, and doing him a favor. I can't really say what it is, but it'll be out there soon."
Speaking about Foxx's health, he added: "He's awake. They say he's alert, so, we love it. That's family right there."
On May 3, Kevin Hart said that there has been "a lot of progression" with Foxx's recovery.
Appearing on the podcast "Impaulsive with Logan Paul" on May 3, the comedian shared what he knew about Foxx's medical condition and recovery.
Although Hart noted that Foxx has "always been a private person to a certain degree," he said he was "fortunate" to be able to have a good relationship with the actor and has checked in on him in the past few weeks.
"I think the dope thing is that he's getting better in his situation, and everybody's prayers, everybody's love, energy, all that stuff is seen and felt," Hart told hosts Logan Paul and Mike Majlak.
"I don't know the details the exact details as to what's going on, but to my knowledge, there's a lot of progression and a world of better," he added.
Later the same day, Foxx spoke out for the first time since his hospitalization in a brief Instagram post.
"Appreciate all the love!!! Feeling blessed," he wrote, followed by a praying hands emoji, red heart emoji, and fox emoji.
Many of his friends extended their well wishes to him in the comments.
Jeremy Renner wrote: "Sending you strength and love," while Kate Beckinsale added: "Love you sir massive hugs king xxxx"
Ansel Elgort, who appeared in "Baby Driver" with Foxx, wrote: "You are the greatest Jamie, please make a speedy recovery. You are a blessing to this world, we need you in it."
Foxx also gave a shout out to Nick Cannon for filling in on his hosting duties for the upcoming season of "Beat Shazam" in an Instagram Story.
"Appreciate ya my boy @nickcannon. See u all soon," he wrote over the FOX show's statement about the change of lineup for the new season, which returns to screens on May 23.
On May 12, Foxx's daughter said he was out of the hospital and recuperating after seeing false rumors about his condition.
Just over a month after he was hospitalized, Foxx's daughter announced that the actor was out of the hospital after unsubstantiated reports that the family was "preparing for the worst" began circulating online.
In fact, according to her Instagram Story, her father was discharged several weeks ago.
"Update from family: Sad to see how the media runs wild," she wrote.
"My Dad has been out of the hospital for weeks, recuperating. In fact, he was playing pickleball yesterday! Thanks for everyone's prayers and support! We have an exciting work announcement coming next week too!"
Just a few days later, it was announced that Foxx would be returning to television.
The duo, who will be sitting out the upcoming season of "Beat Shazam" as previously mentioned, are set to cohost the new music game show "We Are Family," also for FOX.
While the show does not have a premiere date at this time, it is slated to launch in 2024 — giving Foxx plenty of time to recover.
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