Jamie Foxx Remains In Hospital As Heartbreaking Details Emerge

Jamie Foxx is 'lucky to be alive' after suffering an apparent stroke. Find out more information about the Ray star's health here...
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Jamie Foxx remains in hospital as heartbreaking details about his condition emerge. 

The Ray actor, 55, was rushed to hospital in Georgia earlier this month following a ‘medical complication’.

It’s been reported that Foxx has undergone ‘tests’ and medical experts have been ‘trying to figure out what exactly happened’, reports CNN.

And now further details about the Django Unchained star’s health have been revealed.

Watch Martin Lawrence give an update on Jamie Foxx’s condition below…

A source tells RadarOnline that Foxx is ‘lucky to be alive’ as he reportedly had to be ‘revived’.

“Jamie suffered a serious medical episode and needed immediate attention,” they claim.

Foxx’s condition was believed to be so severe that family members – some of which were not in the area – were told to visit him at the hospital, reports TMZ.

The source reveals that Foxx potentially suffered a stroke.

They claim that the actor ‘suffers from high blood pressure’ and that ‘doctors believe this was a long time coming’.

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Family and friends of Foxx have been providing updates on the actor’s health, with his daughter Corrine praising the doctors at the hospital for acting fast.

She took to Instagram and penned: “We wanted to share that my father, Jamie Foxx, experienced a medical complication yesterday.

“Luckily, due to quick action and great care, he is already on his way to recovery.”

Meanwhile, Nick Cannon says that he has been ‘praying’ for his close friend.

Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx is in hospital after reportedly suffering a stroke. Credit: Alamy

He says: “You see, I posted on Instagram. I literally have been saying prayers out loud. Words of affirmation for my big brother.

“I know he’s doing so much better because I’m actually about to do something special for him, and do him a favour.”

Cannon hasn’t revealed what this favour was but says that Foxx gave him his blessing while adding that he is awake and alert.

According to People magazine, Foxx is ‘steadily improving’.

Foxx’s condition comes as he’s been working on the upcoming Netflix film Back in Action, which is set to star Cameron Diaz and Glenn Close.

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Following news of Foxx’s health, filming was temporarily shut down. However, it has reportedly since been assumed and wrapped up.

A stand-in has apparently been used for scenes involving the Collateral star.

There has reportedly been a number of mishaps on the set of the action-comedy movie.

Shooting is believed to have been postponed when an unexpected WWII bomb was discovered on set.

A source also alleges to The Sun that Foxx had a ‘major meltdown’ during filming over some ‘issues on set’.

While four members of production staff have allegedly been fired.

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Written by Rosario Monachino

Rosario is a former content editor at IGV who specialised in film, TV and entertainment news. He has a degree in English and Film from the University of Salford and a masters in Journalism from Liverpool John Moores University.