Jamie Foxx apparently misses the 2000s, when issues have been less complicated and when he was rolling within the good instances … a stark distinction to what he says is the general local weather proper now.
We bought the A-lister Friday as he was leaving lunch in Bev Hills, and requested about Takeoff‘s homicide — over which he despatched condolences … however it additionally launched him right into a prepare of thought of what he considers a large cloud of negativity that is hovering above Hollywood.
Jamie suggests there is a common heaviness amongst his superstar friends today — particularly rappers, it appears — that is resulting in some darkish moments and tragedies … which he says could possibly be prevented if everybody simply went again to having enjoyable once more like they used to.
He talks about making information and partying it up … implying that camaraderie and light-heartedness are lengthy gone in 2022 amongst his music business friends. As a substitute, we’re seeing extra killings than ever … to not point out extra controversies than ever, a la Kanye West.
JF tells us he’ll by no means converse sick of his brothers — Kanye included, with whom he is made a handful of hits through the years — however does say he thinks the answer to all of the rancor and handwringing that appears to eat everybody currently is a bit more concentrate on positivity and fewer consideration on the ugly aspect of issues … significantly in the case of the media.
Whereas Jamie is true in regards to the world altering because the aughts, his need to roll again the clock might be a pipe dream. With the appearance of social media/tech, Trump-fueled politics and big societal shifts in angle about what’s acceptable and never … one thing tells us we’re by no means going again. With that stated, his sentiment is actually interesting and nostalgic.
Within the meantime, he is a throwback to these peak Jamie Foxx days. If solely, if solely …