A spokesperson for Jamie Foxx has dismissed the declare that the actor was left “paralysed and blind” by a COVID-19 vaccine.
In early April, it was revealed that the Oscar-winner had been hospitalised following an unspecified “medical complication“. Following weeks of hypothesis, his daughter, Corinne Foxx, confirmed that he had left hospital and was “recuperating”.
Whereas the character of Foxx’s medical emergency has not been formally confirmed, podcast host and gossip columnist A.J. Benza claimed to know precisely what occurred to the actor, citing his supply as “anyone within the room”.
Showing on the Ask Dr. Drew podcast, Benza stated: “Jamie had a blood clot in his mind after he received the shot. He didn’t need the shot, however the film he was on, he was pressured to get it. The blood clot within the mind brought on him at that time to be partially paralysed and blind.”
A spokesperson for Foxx has since dismissed the declare, telling NBC in an emailed assertion that the hearsay is “fully inaccurate.”
Jamie Foxx – Credit score: Getty
Since Benza shared his declare, Foxx has change into a figurehead of the ant-vax motion, with a lot of conservative commentators utilizing the rumours to help their very own claims concerning the COVID-19 vaccines.
Charlie Kirk, co-founder of the conservative nonprofit organisation Turning Level USA, tweeted on June 1: “These of us who spoke towards the mRNA shot have been attacked in each possible manner. I’m infuriated a good individual like Jamie Foxx fell sufferer to Massive Pharma as a result of a film set remains to be dumb sufficient to mandate their money cow clot shot.”
Whereas it has not been confirmed, a number of media retailers have reported that Foxx suffered a stroke on the set of his upcoming movie, Again In Motion.
His present well being standing is at present unknown, however a thanks observe was posted on his Instagram account on Might 3. It learn: “Recognize all of the love!!! Feeling blessed.”