Eric Marlon Bishop, known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, comedian, and singer, born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas, United States.
There was excitement after photographs showing actors Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx in action on the set of their upcoming movie, “Back in Action,” in Atlanta emerged.
This marked their first appearance together since 56-year-old Foxx, experienced a health emergency in April 2023. In the photo, the two appeared to be in high spirits while walking outside in casual clothing.
Diaz rocked dark gray cargo-style skinny pants with a white shirt and cream cardigan.
On the other hand, Foxx wore a navy slacks and a dark gray sweater. They both wore matching white sneakers.
The near-death experience
After Foxx’s hospitalization, conflicting reports about his health and whether he would continue filming for the action-comedy had flooded the net.
His daughter, Corinne, took to social media to provide updates and refute rumors, stating, “My Dad has been out of the hospital for weeks, recuperating.”
She also thanked fans and well wishers for their prayers and support.
Foxx himself addressed his health status on Instagram.
He reassured fans that he was in the process of healing and expressing gratitude for their support. According to him, he had gone through a challenging experience but emphasized that he was not blind or paralyzed, as speculated.
Diaz expressed her admiration for Foxx
In July 2023, Foxx returned to Instagram to discuss his condition further, sharing, “I went through something I thought I would never, ever go through.”
Despite facing hurdles in his recovery, he expressed determination to come back stronger and continue working.
The actors’ return to set also followed Diaz’s defense of her co-star against rumors of a “meltdown” before his hospitalization.
She expressed her admiration for Foxx on Molly Sims’ “Lipstick on the Rim” podcast.
In her words, “Jamie is the best. I love that guy so much. He’s such a special person and he’s so talented, so much fun.”
Their return to filming “Back in Action” marks a significant milestone in their professional collaboration and serves as an inspiring example of overcoming challenges with grace and determination.