Jamie Foxx is apologizing after a submit about “pretend pals” seemed to be anti-semitic. “I wish to apologize to the Jewish group and everybody who was offended by my submit,” the 55-year-old penned through Instagram on Saturday, August 5. “I now know my selection of phrases have triggered offense and I’m sorry. That was by no means my intent. To make clear, I used to be betrayed by a pretend buddy and that’s what I meant with ‘they’ not something extra,” he clarified.
“I solely have love in my coronary heart for everybody. I really like and help the Jewish group. My deepest apologies to anybody who was offended,” the Oscar winner signed off the submit, which adopted his unique, controversial one on the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 4.
Within the unique submit, Jamie wrote through his Instagram feed, “They killed this dude named Jesus… What do you assume they’ll do to you???!” together with the hashtags “pretend pals” and “pretend love.” It’s unclear who the message was directed at, however he was clearly sad with the person.
The message has since been deleted, however Jennifer Aniston additionally discovered herself caught up within the controversy after a screenshot was shared that appeared to indicate that her Instagram account “appreciated” the submit. The Buddies star shortly reacted with a submit of her personal, denying she had appreciated the submit accidentally or on function, indicating the screenshot was probably doctored.
“This actually makes me sick,” Jennifer started. “I wish to be clear to my pals and anybody damage by this displaying up of their feeds — I do NOT help any type of anti-semitism. And I really don’t tolerate HATE of any variety. Interval,” she stated together with a screenshot of the submit displaying her alleged like.
Jennifer Aniston on her account “liking” Jamie Foxx’s Instagram submit.
“I didn’t like this submit on function or accidentally.” pic.twitter.com/fbKqBtHBte
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) August 5, 2023
Jamie has lately resurfaced on social media following an April hospitalization for a medical situation that is still a thriller. He broke his silence in a video posted on July 22, revealing he went to “hell and again” and was fortunate to be alive. “I went via one thing that I assumed I might by no means, ever undergo,” Jamie confessed within the clip. “I do know lots of people had been ready and wanting to listen to updates, however to be sincere with you, I simply didn’t need you to see me like that. I didn’t need you to see me with tubes working out of me, attempting to determine if I used to be going to make it via.”