Jamie Foxx is giving because of his “courageous” sister Deidra Dixon for saving his life.
On Tuesday, the “They Cloned Tyrone” actor mentioned in a touching birthday tribute that he wouldn’t be alive with out Dixon. Foxx was hospitalized in April for an as-yet-undisclosed “medical complication.”
“Happy birthday to my beautiful for sister @frequency11 ‘D’… you are magical you are beautiful you are the courageous lionesses #leoseason,” Fox captioned his Instagram submit alongside a snapshot of the sibling duo embracing and several other images of Dixon through the years.
“And without you I would not be here… had you not made the decisions that you made I would’ve lost my life…. I love you forever and ever happy birthday sis #swipeleft,” he concluded the submit.
Foxx didn’t disclose within the submit what selections Dixon made on his behalf.
The Oscar winner and Dixon additionally share one other sister, DeOndra Dixon, who died in October 2020 at 36.
Foxx’s reward for his sister comes after he addressed his hospitalization in a current Instagram video.
In a clip posted on July 22, Foxx praised Dixon and his daughter, Corinne Foxx, who he says “saved my life.” He additionally confirmed gratitude to the “great medical people” round him for nursing him again to well being.
“I cannot tell you how great it feels to have your family kick in, in such a way, and y’all know they kept it airtight, they didn’t let nothing out,” he mentioned. “They protected me. And that’s what I hope everyone could have in the moments like these.”
After followers heard about Foxx’s hospitalization, rumors started to swirl, together with that he was blind or paralyzed. The comic shut down these rumors within the video and defined why he hadn’t shared extra about his medical wrestle. He informed followers that he “went to hell and back” and skilled “some potholes” on his “road to recovery.”
“I went through something that I thought I would never ever go through,” Foxx mentioned. “I know a lot of people were waiting and, you know, wanting to hear updates but to be honest with you I just didn’t want you to see me like that man.”
He went on to say that he needed followers to see him laughing, having enjoyable and partying and never with “tubes running out of me and trying to figure out if I was going to make it through.”
Expressing extra like to his supporters, he concluded his message by thanking everybody who despatched him effectively needs and prayers.
“I’m here on Earth because of God, man,” he mentioned. “So I love all y’all. I just wanted to jump on here and let you know that I’m on my way back.”