The news surrounding actor Jamie Foxx continues to be dire. As Media Take Out was first to report, people close to Jamie are telling folks that Jamie suffered either a strike, or a clot in the brain.
And now, Media Take Out spoke to a person in Jamie’s inner circle who told us that Jamie is believed to have suffered a “brain injury,” and it’s not clear whether he will ever fully recover.
The long-term effects of stroke depend on which part of the brain was damaged and by how much, Media Take Out has learned.
Early treatment and rehabilitation after a stroke can improve recovery and many people regain a lot of abilities. The most common types of disability after stroke are changes to speech, learning and understanding, and weakness or paralysis on one side of the body.
That’s horrible news. But things aren’t completely bleak. Jamie still can communicate, at least through social media. On Wednesday he posted this on Instagram:
And we’re not the only ones hearing this issues about Jamie’s brain.
The Jasmine Brand spoke with their own sources, close to Jamie, and they are reporting that a top-ranked neurologist is “flying into Atlanta to assess Jamie and help him along his recovery journey.”
actor, comedian, and singer. He received acclaim for his portrayal of Ray Charles in film Ray (2004), winning the Academy Award, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. That same year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the crime film Collateral.
Foxx gained his career breakthrough as a featured player in the sketch comedy show In Living Color until the show’s end in 1994. Following this success, he was given his own sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, in which he starred, co-created and produced from 1996 to 2001. He gained prominence for his film roles in Booty Call (1997), Ali (2001), Jarhead (2005), Dreamgirls (2006), Miami Vice (2006), Horrible Bosses (2011), Django Unchained (2012), Annie (2014), and Baby Driver (2017). He played the supervillain Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021). For playing Walter McMillian in Just Mercy (2019) he received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination.