Nick Cannon Gives Jamie Foxx Update

The “Wild ‘N Out” host said that he’s actually going to pay the actor a favor very soon, although he didn’t reveal what it was.

BYGabriel Bras Nevares
Nick Cannon Gives Jamie Foxx Update

The sudden hospitalization of Jamie Foxx while filming his Back In Action Netflix action-comedy flick shocked the pop culture world. Since news of his "medical complications" broke, fans and celebrities alike poured out prayers and words of sympathy and support for the Collateral actor. Most recently, Nick Cannon was the latest media figure to provide fans with an update on Foxx's stable status. Moreover, he spoke to Entertainment Tonight briefly, and confirmed news of the star's steadily improving health. Also, he hinted at a special surprise he has planned for Foxx but didn't specify what it was.

"Man, I’m praying" Nick Cannon told ET. "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. I’m actually about to do something special for him, and doing him a favor. I can’t really say what it is, but it’ll be out there soon. I was reluctant to go all the way there, and even talk about it, but he gave me the blessing, so it’s a beautiful thing. He’s awake. They say he’s alert, so, we love it."

Nick Cannon Wishes Jamie Foxx Well

Furthermore, Martin Lawrence offered similarly comforting words on Jamie Foxx's condition. While at his Hollywood Walk of Fame reveal ceremony, Lawrence told Extra that the 55-year-old is recovering well. "Well, I hear he’s doing better,” the Bad Boys star remarked. “My prayers go out for him every night, and just wishing the best for him. [He’s] one of the best that we got in Hollywood, not only one of the best entertainers but a good person."

Meanwhile, Jamie Foxx has seen nothing short of incredible support online following his hospitalization. Whether from longtime fans, concerned pop culture enthusiasts, or basketball superstar LeBron James, everyone's rooting for his speedy recovery. "Sending my thoughts and prayers to the heavens above to my brother @iamjamiefoxx!!!!" the Los Angeles Laker wrote on Twitter. "Get well and back to yourself SOONER THAN LATER! God willing." As always, log back into HNHH for the latest news and updates on Nick Cannon and Jamie Foxx.


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Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.