Jamie Foxx attended Rihanna’s 3rd annual Diamond Ball on Thursday night, September 14 in New York City.
The benefit raised over $5 million to support the Clara Lionel Foundation, a nonprofit organisation founded in 2012 by Rihanna. The foundation supports education, health, and emergency initiatives around the globe, and helps students from Caribbean countries attend college in the U.S
Jamie reunited with his Django Unchained co-star, Leonardo DiCaprio to encourage donations at the Hand in Hand hurricane relief telethon. The event featured stars gathered simultaneously in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville to lend their voices to the cause, aiding those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.
“We’re here to raise money, lift some spirits. When tough times hit, this is who we are. We’re compassionate, we’re unstoppable when we unite, when we join together hand in hand,” Foxx said.
The telethon raised over 44 million dollars! Donations are still being accepted by phone, text and online, so visit the Hand in Hand website.
Jamie Foxx is among the names that have been added to the list of participants in tonight’s (Sept. 12) “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief.” The one-hour special (8-9 p.m. ET) that will air on all major TV networks was organized by manager Scooter Braun and Houston rapper Bun B, with artists appearing in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville.
The event’s other performances and appearances include: Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Beyonce, Blake Shelton, Michael Strahan, Barbra Streisand, Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Justin Timberlake, The Black Eyed Peas, Julia Roberts, Adam Sandler, Dwayne Johnson, and more.
The first trailer for a new series starring Jamie Foxx and Jay Pharaoh, White Famous, has been released.
White Famous focuses on a talented, young African-American comedian, Floyd Mooney (Saturday Night Live alum Jay Pharoah), whose star is rising, forcing him to navigate the treacherous waters of maintaining his credibility as he begins to crossover toward becoming “white famous.”
The first season will consist of 10 episodes, and will be executive produced by Foxx. He will also have a recurring role as a fictional version of himself.
White Famous is scheduled to debut on Showtime on Sunday, October 15 at 10 p.m. ET. Watch the trailer below.
Jamie is featured in Demi Lovato’s music video for her new single, “Sorry Not Sorry”. The footage for the clip is from a real-life party Demi threw and also includes appearances from Wiz Khalifa and Paris Hilton.
“My favorite part about the filming the music video for ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ would have to be having all my closest friends there,” Lovato said in a recent Twitter video Q&A. “It was the funnest video that I’ve ever shot.”
Sony has released the six-minute Baby Driver opening scene. The intro shows Baby (Ansel Elgort) waiting for accomplices Griff (Jon Bernthal), Buddy (Jon Hamm) and Darling (Eiza González) to finish their bank heist.
Sep 28 | The Ellen DeGeneres Show Oct 15 | "White Famous" premiere
Type: TV Show Premiere date: October 15, 2017 Airs: Sundays at 10 pm ET/PT on Showtime Role: Himself News
White Famous focuses on a talented, young African-American comedian, Floyd Mooney (Jay Pharoah), whose star is rising, forcing him to navigate the treacherous waters of maintaining his credibility as he begins to crossover toward becoming “white famous.”
Type: TV Show Premiere date: May 25, 2017 Airs: Thursdays 9:00-10:00 pm ET/PT on FOX Role: Host News
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Type: Movie Status: Post-production Release date: 2017 Role: Malik / Xavier News / Photos
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