Jamie Foxx’s daughter gives an update on the actor’s health
Jamie Foxx’s daughter wants to get his recovery back on track after a recent hospitalization and says her dad is now “recovering”.
The Oscar winner, who suffered a “medical complication” last month, has been out of hospital “for weeks,” according to Corinne Foxx said Friday on Instagram.
“In fact, he was playing pickleball yesterday!” She added. “Thank you for all your prayers and support! We also have an exciting job announcement next week!”
In recent years, father and daughter have appeared together on the game show Beat Shazam, with the older Foxx serving as the host and the younger as the DJ. The show, which will air on the Fox network, announced last week that Nick Cannon and Kelly Osbourne would fill in for the pair while the “Ray” actor recovers.
A rep for Corinne Foxx directed HuffPost to her Instagram statement following an inquiry into Jamie Foxx’s current health status.
Elsewhere on her social media post, the daughter appeared to be critical Current rumors about her father’s health, which have spread online.
“Sad to see the media go wild,” she wrote.
Several gossip sites had suggested this week, citing one or more unnamed sources, that Jamie Foxx’s family members are “preparing for the worst.”
On Saturday, music site Daily Loud issued an apology for spreading “misinformation” about Foxx’s health.
“Unfortunately, we thought the source we had was genuine, but it wasn’t,” the statement said. “We apologize to Jamie and his family for our actions here and continue to wish him only good health.”
Corinne Foxx first announced on behalf of her family in mid-April that her father had developed an unspecified medical problem.
“Fortunately, with quick action and great care, he is already on the road to recovery,” she said at the time, without giving any further details.
Last week, Jamie Foxx shared a statement even on Instagram after fans gave him lavish support.
“I appreciate all the love!!!” His message was read. “Feeling blessed.”