Jamie Foxx Went to ‘Hell and Back’ During Health Scare, Talks Recovery

Jamie Foxx 'Didn't Know If I Would Make It Through' During Health Scare, Shares Recovery Update

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Jamie Foxx is recuperating from his current well being scare and shared an replace on his prognosis.

“I wish to say thanks to everybody that’s prayed and despatched me messages. I can not even start to let you know how far it took me and the way it introduced me again,” Foxx, 55, mentioned in a Saturday, July 22, Instagram video. “I went by means of one thing that I assumed I might by no means ever undergo. I do know lots of people have been ready or wanting to listen to updates, however to be sincere with you, I simply didn’t need you to see me like that.”

He continued: “I would like you to see me laughing, having a great time partying, cracking a joke, doing a film, tv present. I didn’t need you to see me with tubes working out of me and attempting to determine if I used to be gonna make it by means of.”

Information broke in April that the Ray star had been hospitalized after experiencing a “medical complication.” Foxx’s eldest daughter, Corinne Foxx, confirmed his well being scare through Instagram on the time, noting that he was “already on his option to restoration.”

Whereas neither Jamie nor Corinne, 29, have revealed his sickness, he defined on Saturday that his sister, Deidra Dixon, his firstborn — whom he shares with ex Connie Kline — and his docs had “saved my life.”

“I can not let you know how nice it feels to have your loved ones kick in in such a approach and y’all know they stored it hermetic, they didn’t let nothing out, they protected me, and that’s what I hope that everybody may have in moments like these,” Jamie — who can be a father to 14-year-old daughter Annalise, whom he shares with ex Kristin Grannis — continued. “You understand, by being quiet, generally issues get out of hand, individuals saying what I received [and] some individuals mentioned I used to be blind, however as you may see the eyes are working. The eyes are working simply wonderful!”

Jamie Foxx 'Didn't Know If I Would Make It Through' During Health Scare, Shares Recovery Update

Jamie Foxx
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He added: “They mentioned I used to be paralyzed, I’m not paralyzed, however I went to hell and again, and my highway to restoration had some potholes as nicely. I’m coming again and I’m capable of work.”

Jamie concluded his emotional video message with a word to his supporters.

“I really like everyone and I really like the entire love that I received,” he tearfully mentioned. “Should you see me out any more and each infrequently I simply burst into tears, it’s simply because it’s been robust, man. I used to be sick, man. However now I received my legs underneath me, so that you’re gonna see me out. I would like you to recollect me for the jokes that I crack, the flicks that I make — a few of them good — and songs that I sing.”

The comic was launched from the hospital in Might and has since been on the mend.

“Jamie is doing so significantly better and he’s beginning to really feel like himself once more. He’s not 100% and remains to be taking issues straightforward, however he’s positively on the highway to restoration,” a supply solely instructed Us Weekly earlier this month, noting that Jamie has a “large assist system round him” to ensure “he doesn’t tackle an excessive amount of” too quickly.

A number of of the Oscar winner’s movie star friends took to his Instagram feedback on Saturday to share their assist for his continued restoration.

“I’m gonna bear hug the f—okay outta you after I see you once more 🐻 ❤️,” Dwayne Johnson replied earlier than the likes of Justin Timberlake, Will Smith and LL Cool J equally shared their nicely needs.

Corinne, for her half, added: “I really like you Dad ❤️.”