Renowned boxing legend Mike Tyson set the internet ablaze after suggesting that actor Jaime Foxx was hospitalized over a “stroke” in April, adding that certain people may not “want us to know” the true cause of the actor’s health scare.
Speaking during an interview with Valuetainment, Tyson appeared to accidentally reveal the actor’s diagnosis, which has largely been kept under wraps since Foxx was hospitalized in April.
“He’s not feeling well. Yeah, there’s a stroke…” Tyson revealed before backtracking. “I don’t know what happened to him. Hey listen, we can’t anticipate our next breath. We don’t know when we are gonna die… After we leave this — bad stuff can happen.”
The former professional athlete added: “Hey listen, if we don’t know about it by now, they don’t want us to know.”
Valiant News reported that people close to Foxx say they are “preparing for the worst” as he remains hospitalized over a “medical emergency” that took place several weeks ago, RadarOnline claimed in a report last Wednesday.
According to the outlet’s sources, Foxx, 55, may be in a worse condition than his team is letting on after suffering what some have said to be complications stemming from high blood pressure.
“Jamie’s people are saying he’s doing OK and improving, while doctors try to get to the bottom of his problems — but he wouldn’t be in a hospital this long if he was anything close to OK,” said the source.
Jamie Foxx remains hospitalized more than 3 weeks after suffering a medical emergency, and those closest to him say he needs all the prayers in the world🙏 pic.twitter.com/rQDkeOd4BW
— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) May 3, 2023
Foxx was hospitalized after collapsing on April 11 due to an undescribed “medical complication” and received treatment in an Atlanta facility.
The actor has yet to make any public appearances since his hospitalization, but a recent post on his Instagram account said “Appreciate all the love!!!! Feeling blessed.”
A message has been shared to #JaimeFoxx's account🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/YUjlgUchS3
— Virtual Celebrity News Network (@ddukelantern) May 3, 2023
RadarOnline claims that their sources say Foxx’s medical complications are “incredibly dire.”
“It was touch and go for days with him, and he had to be revived. He is very lucky to be alive!” said the source, noting that the actor was likely saved by physicians in the emergency room
“He’s very lucky he got the treatment he did,” the source said.
#JaimeFoxx is an incredible actor in his movies, and I hope he gets well soon 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/YVWGn1mPtq
— DEZJ🇳🇬🇺🇲 (@Dezj95) May 4, 2023
An additional source claimed Foxx suffers from high blood pressure, which can lead to blood clots in the brain and strokes.
The report added that Foxx’s condition is “far more serious than his camp claims,” noting that “his friends and family are hoping for the best — but preparing for the worst.”
Foxx has since been reportedly transferred to a “physical rehab hospital in Chicago that specializes in stroke recovery.”
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