Health: Update from Jamie Foxx: "I've been through hell"

Hollywood star Jamie Foxx has now addressed his fans in an emotional video after a medical emergency in April.

Health: Update from Jamie Foxx: "I've been through hell"

Hollywood star Jamie Foxx has now addressed his fans in an emotional video after a medical emergency in April. "I'll come back and I can work," said the 55-year-old.

His fans had to wait a long time for news, he knew that. "But to be honest, I just didn't want you to see me like that," the actor and musician explained in the approximately three-minute Instagram video. "I didn't want you to see me with tubes sticking out of me - and wondering if I could make it."

What's with the speculation?

Foxx thanked his family for keeping details about his medical condition private. "You protected me." While the silence has sparked speculation, Foxx said, he assured fans he was not paralyzed or blind. That, among other things, had been claimed.

In mid-April, Foxx had to be treated in a clinic for "medical complications", according to his family. What he suffered from was not made public.

"I've been through hell," said the Oscar winner ("Ray") now. He also experienced setbacks on the road to recovery. He did not give details. Speaking to his fans, Foxx continued, "I want you to see me laugh, see me having fun, partying, joking, doing a movie, a TV show."

gratitude to his family

Foxx especially thanked his sister and daughter. The two would have saved his life, along with doctors and God. The news and encouragement from his fans would also have helped him during this difficult time.

"I can't tell you how far this has taken me and how it has brought me back." At the end of the video, Foxx was clearly fighting back tears.

Numerous celebrities gave the star good wishes along the way. Actor Will Smith and singer Justin Timberlake both wrote: "Love you Foxx". Comedian Kevin Hart responded by saying, "This video warmed my soul." Musician Lenny Kravitz, Hollywood star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, reality star Paris Hilton and model Naomi Campbell, among others, responded with red hearts.

In May, daughter Corinne announced that she and her father were planning a TV game show together. "We Are Family" will be on the air in 2024.

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