The ‘Ray’ actor reportedly fell ill in Atlanta, where he was filming the Netflix movie ‘Back in Action’ with Cameron Diaz. Corinne first shared the news of her father’s medical emergency on Instagram: “Luckily thanks to quick action and great care he is already on the road to recovery,” she wrote. in the press release published on April 12. “We know how loved he is and appreciate your prayers. The family requests privacy during this time. Since then, the Foxx family has not shared details about the illness Jamie was facing and offered little information about his condition.
On Monday, the Foxxes announced their involvement in the new show. “We are delighted to develop ‘We Are Family’ with Jeff Apploff and our friends at Fox Entertainment after so much success with six seasons of ‘Beat Shazam’,” they said. “We hope this show brings as much enjoyment to audiences at home as we had creating it when it premiered next year.”
On “We Are Family,” artists, actors, athletes and other hidden celebrities will perform duets with their non-famous family members on stage. A studio audience of contestants can win up to $100,000 if they can correctly guess which high profile faces the singers are linked to after several rounds of clues.
Jamie Foxx thanks fans during unexplained hospitalization
“We Are Family” is the second Fox game show that the Foxx duo have been tapped to lead. The first, “Beat Shazam,” will enter its sixth season when it returns May 23 with guest host Nick Cannon and guest DJ Kelly Osborne. Jamie has hosted the game show, which challenges contestants to identify hit songs faster than their competitors for the chance to win $1million, since its premiere in 2017. and Corinne joined in her second season.
Cannon and Osborne were tapped to replace the Foxxes, whose “boundless energy and charming interaction with contestants is irresistible,” said Allison Wallach, president of unscripted programming at Fox Entertainment.
Before Corinne’s post on Friday, the family mostly kept the public in the dark about the actor’s condition.
In a May 3 Instagram post, the 55-year-old briefly thanked fans for their support, writing “Appreciate all the love!!! Feeling blessed” along with praying hands, a red heart and an emoji. of fox. The post office, and another statement thanking Cannon for responding, did not include any update on his health, while celebrities such as Jeremy Renner wished him a speedy recovery.
“Sad to see how wild the media is,” Corinne wrote in her Instagram story on Friday. “He was playing pickleball yesterday!”