Jamie Foxx What happened to the Hollywood star and why

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It’s been a month since Jamie Foxx was hospitalized following a “medical complication”.

On Friday (May 12), his daughter Corinne Foxx announced that the actor had been discharged from hospital “weeks” after certain media outlets reported that his family was “preparing for the worst.”

“Sad to see the media go wild,” she wrote on Instagram. “My father has not been in the hospital for weeks to recover. In fact, he was playing pickleball yesterday!”

Specific details about the 55-year-old Django Unchained star’s illness remain a secret.

What happened to Foxx?

“We wanted to share that my father, Jamie Foxx, developed a medical complication yesterday,” Corinne, 29, said in a statement posted to social media on April 12.

“Thankfully, thanks to quick action and great care, he is already on the road to recovery. We know how popular he is and we appreciate your prayers,” she added. “The family requests privacy at this time.”

In the weeks since his hospitalization, conflicting reports have surfaced about Foxx’s condition. While most reports indicated the actor was recovering, a source told Radar on Tuesday (May 9) that his friends and family were “hoping for the best — but preparing for the worst.”

Corinne specifically dismissed Radar’s report in her May 12 post.

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On April 20, Bad Boys star Martin Lawrence told Extra that Foxx was “doing better.”

“Every night I pray for him and wish him only the best, one of the best we’ve gotten in Hollywood. Not only one of the best entertainers, but also a good person,” he added.

Foxx broke his silence on social media on May 3 and thanked fans for their support.

“I appreciate all the love!!! feeling blessed [prayer, heart and fox emoji]’ the actor shared on his Instagram story.

Foxx also thanked Nick Cannon for replacing him as the host of the Fox game show Beat Shazam.

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“Everyone at FOX Entertainment wishes Jamie the very best in his continued recovery and we really appreciate Nick’s willingness to step in and help this summer,” Shazam said on Instagram.

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“Man, I pray. I literally prayed out loud,” Cannon said of Foxx.

On May 4, comedian Kevin Hart also hinted that Foxx was on the road to recovery.

“The great thing is that he’s doing better in his situation and you can see and feel everyone’s prayers, love, everyone’s energy, all of that [by him]” Hart told hosts Logan Paul and Mike Majlak on their Impaulsive podcast.

“In that case, you just want the man to get out of the situation and go home.”

Hart continued, “I don’t know the details — or the exact details — of what’s going on, but to my knowledge there’s a lot of progress and a world that’s getting better.”

Many other stars wished the actor a speedy recovery on Instagram.

What was Foxx filming when he got sick?

Foxx was in Georgia, USA filming the upcoming Netflix movie Back in Action when he was transferred to a medical facility. He remains there and is being “kept under surveillance,” US media reported.

The actor reunited for the film with his ‘Any Given Sunday’ (1999) and ‘Annie’ (2014) co-star Cameron Diaz, who has since returned to film, while body doubles fill in for Foxx.

The film, starring Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses), is Diaz’s first film since retiring from acting in 2014.

It is slated to be an action comedy, although all plot details have been kept top secret.

Kyle Chandler, Glenn Close, Andrew Scott, Jamie Demetriou, McKenna Roberts and Rylan Jackson also star.

Reflecting on his career, Foxx recently said he doesn’t consider himself “famous.” “I’ve always been the guy that people feel comfortable with throughout my career, not really a ‘celebrity,'” he told The Rake.

“It’s important to have good people around who always tell you the truth. The friends I met when I first came to Los Angeles 30 years ago are still the same friends. We’re all still kicking it and laughing.”