Actor Jamie Foxx has been discharged from the Atlanta hospital that was treating him for an unnamed illness. Foxx’s daughter, Corinne Foxx, posted the update on her father’s health to her Instagram story. The family is opting to keep the actor’s condition private at this time. Foxx also shared that her father even felt well enough to play a game of pickleball yesterday.
Jamie Foxx’s daughter, Corinne Foxx, has given an update on Jamie’s condition.
“Sad to see how the media runs wild. My Dad has been out of the hospital for weeks, recuperating. In fact, he was playing pickleball yesterday!“ pic.twitter.com/lBadhYDUHb
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) May 12, 2023
The release comes shortly after a source told People that the family was “preparing for the worst.” Corrine Fox was quick to correct the internet in their assumptions, confirming that Foxx was actually discharged several weeks ago. She appeared to criticize public assumptions made about her father’s health. Many fans of the actor offered support to Foxx’s claims, urging pop culture fans to not eagerly buy into rumors without doing their research.
A statement from Jamie’s daughter Corrine Foxx—she politely said keep her dad’s name out ya’ll mouths. That includes you, Touré with your lying ass. #JamieFoxx pic.twitter.com/F1oOfm4kMM
— bre ✨ (@breonna_kiara) May 12, 2023
Prior to Corrinne’s announcement, several celebrities wished the actor a speedy recovery, including Nia Long. The pair famously starred in “Held Up” together.
My heart is heavy this morning. Praying for our brother Jamie Foxx. My love and prayers run deep for you and your loved ones. 🙏🏽 #PrayForJamieFoxx
— Nia Long (@NiaLong) May 12, 2023
The actor was hospitalized amid shooting Netflix’s “Back In Action” opposite Cameron Diaz. He is yet to comment on his illness or on when he plans to return to filming on “Back In Action.” Several of the other projects the actor is involved continued filming during his hospitalization.