Jamie Foxx recalls mysterious illness, 20-day absence

More than a year later, Jamie Foxx is speaking out about the mysterious health condition that left him in a coma for three weeks.

The Oscar winner shared his story of his illness in April 2023 with a group of people on the streets of downtown Phoenix, Arizona, in a video shared on social media Monday.

April 11 of last year, [I had] “Severe headache, I asked my son to give me an Advil,” Fox began. section“I’ve been gone for 20 days,” he said, clicking his fingers. “I don’t remember anything.”

“I was in Atlanta, and my sister and daughter took me to the first doctor. He said no, and gave me a cortisone shot. The next doctor said, ‘There’s something going on there.’ I won’t say that on camera,” he continued.

Jamie was hospitalized last April after undisclosed “medical complications” while filming his upcoming Netflix movie in Atlanta. Back at work With Cameron Diaz. His daughter, Corinne Foxx, announced his illness on Instagram the next day, noting that he was “already on the road to recovery.”

A month later, Corinne announced that her father had been “out of the hospital for weeks” and was even “playing pickleball.”

In his first appearance since his hospitalization, Foxx spoke candidly about the experience in his acceptance speech for the Vanguard Award at the Critics’ Choice Film & Television Association’s celebration honoring the achievements of black, Latino, and Asian Pacific American people in December.

Fox said at the time that he had been unable to “actually walk” for six months, adding: “I want to thank everyone. I’ve been through something, I’ve been through some things.

“I cherish every minute now – it’s different. I wouldn’t wish what I went through on even my worst enemy because it’s hard when the end is coming… when you see the tunnel. I saw the tunnel – I didn’t see the light,” Fox said.

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