On Friday August 4, American actor Jamie Foxx took to his Instagram account to share an obscure message, before deleting it, then apologizing… “They killed this guy called Jesus… What is do you think they’re going to do to you? “, he wrote, accompanying his message with the hashtags #fakefriends and #fakelove (#fauxamis et #fauxamour).
Quickly judgmental anti-Semitic remarks, which would echo the hateful belief that the Jews would have ganged up to crucify and kill Jesus Christ. After deleting his message, which sparked strong reactions among his 16 million Instagram subscribers, Jamie Foxx apologized in a publication relayed on Saturday August 5.
“I want to apologize to the Jewish community and to anyone who was offended by my message. I now know that my choice of words offended and I’m sorry. It was never my intention,” writes the 55-year-old actor and singer.
“To clarify, I was betrayed by a fake friend and that’s what I meant by ‘they’, nothing more,” he added, affirming his “love and support” to the Jewish community.
Why is Jennifer Aniston involved in this controversy?
Jennifer Aniston has found herself embroiled in this story, as it appears she “liked” Jamie Foxx’s controversial Instagram post before it was deleted. The actress defended herself on her social networks, the time of a story. She didn’t “like” this post, either intentionally or unintentionally. “I don’t support anti-Semitism. And I really don’t tolerate HATE of any kind. Period,” the “Friends” star said.
This controversy around Jamie Foxx comes two weeks after the media return of the Oscar-winning actor, following a “medical complication” which occurred last April. On July 22, the star of “Ray” wanted to be reassuring, after strong rumors about possible sequelae handicapping him.
I will be back. And I am able to work
“Some people said I was blind, but as you can see…the eyes are working fine. They said I was paralyzed – I’m not paralyzed. But I went through… I went to hell and came back. And my road to recovery also had potholes. But I come back. And I am able to work. »
Hospitalized while he was in the middle of filming the film “Back in Action”, alongside Cameron Diaz, who thus signs his big return to the cinema with eight years of absence, Jamie Foxx should therefore soon resume the path of the sets.