How Will Smith Brought Tears to Jamie Foxx on His 56th Birthday

Published 12/14/2023, 2:05 PM EST

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Over the years, Will Smith might have become known as one of Hollywood’s leading actors. However, he has also proved that he is still quite the comedian with his funny social media posts. He has blessed fans with some high-quality content. From throwbacks of his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, to hilariously edited videos, the star has always managed to leave his loved ones with a smile.

This time Will Smith ended up giving the world something a little more touching in a video post for his hip-hop brother, Jamie Foxx.

Will Smith left Jamie Fox in tears with a birthday post

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In a post to his Instagram, Will Smith recently shared a throwback video of Jamie Foxx for his 56th birthday. In the clip, both the stars could be seen laughing and talking about an African trip that they had taken years ago. While every one of the actor’s followers found the clip hilarious, the Django Unchained star ended up leaving a long comment that began with, “Tears in my eye.”

 

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In the comments section, he continued that this was a “special” birthday for him and thanked the star for his wishes. Their wholesome social interaction comes months after Foxx had taken to Instagram to share his woes about suffering a health scare. While it was sure to be a scary moment, many celebrities came out in support of the star after his cry for help.

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While the support was an outpouring from everywhere, Will Smith’s reaction to it was the one that ended up stealing the show.

Smith supported Jamie Foxx during a health scare

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Back in July, Jamie Foxx updated his fans about his failing health because of an undisclosed medical problem. He took to his Instagram to share how he was feeling after being released from the hospital. While no one knew what the problem was, fans and fellow actors alike all pitched in and shared their support for the star. From Glenn Close to Will Smith, many stars showed their support for the singer with comments.

 

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Right underneath the post in the comment section, Foxx’s former co-star, Smith, reassured the actor that his “Light Is Needed ‘n Appreciated Right Now!” He also reminded him that he was loved by many people all over the world and that he had a support system if he required it.

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What do you think about Will Smith’s birthday post for Jamie Foxx? Let us know in the comments below.

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Prathika Prashant

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Prathika Prashant is an Entertainment Writer and Hollywood News Reporter at Netflix Junkie. Having 150+ articles to her name, her EdTech background helped her explore her love for writing. However, being a singer who can be seen covering her favorite songs in her free time is what truly got her into the glittery world of entertainment.

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