How Oprah Winfrey rescued Oscar winner Jamie Foxx
In an interview, Academy award winning actor Jamie Foxx revealed how Oprah helped him through a particularly difficult time in his life. A time when his star was on the rise and all eyes were fixed firmly on the talented performer.
“I’m having such a good time and I’m not knowing I’m messing up”
Oprah Winfrey and Jamie Foxx intervention
“[She said], ‘All of this gallivanting, that’s not what you want to do… want to take you somewhere. Make you understand the significance of what you’re doing.'”
“We go in the house and there are all these old actors,” he recounted. “Black actors from the ’60s and the ’70s. Who look like they just want to say, ‘Good luck.’ They want to say, ‘Don’t blow it.'”
“To this day, it’s the most significant time in my life,” he shared.