Talk:Jamie Foxx

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Obama comments[edit]

I just reverted an IP editor pushing some odd stuff about some comments Foxx made on BET, in which he thanked "God" and "Our lord and savior, Barack Obama". It appears to be floating around the conservative blogosphere, but there doesn't seem to be any actual controversy in the mainstream press, so I removed it. In addition, they ham-handedly tried to create a "controversies" section, which, unless they've edited the manual of style lately, is not considered best practice. Finally, they moved an item from a section that mentioned it, without bothering to edit the section header, which further suggests the editor was more concerned with creating a controversies section, in order to push a POV, than making the article look good.

All in all, I feel it's a safe revert, but my experience tells me that others will likely show up to push this supposed "controversy", as a result, I'm more fully explaining my revert here. Sχeptomaniacχαιρετε 23:41, 26 November 2012 (UTC)

Response[edit]

I re-inserted the comments and added the source. We can negotiate to what level of controversy these comments are generating but the facts are the facts. We shouldn't white-wash comments just because they put Jamie Foxx in a bad light. Today is Nov 26 and the news just broke, it may generate further press attention or it may not--but the comment should stand on its own merit, independent of political ideology. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.117.54.143 (talk) 03:14, 27 November 2012 (UTC)

It's always easy to spot someone with an agenda. Rather than make a logical argument for inclusion and bring better sourcing, they whine about "whitewashing" and assume motives. The current sourcing is to a Washington Post blog and a YouTube video, making it still pretty shoddily sourced at this point, but it's at least appropriately integrated into the article, so, meh. Sχeptomaniacχαιρετε 18:00, 14 January 2013 (UTC)
Outdated, yes I know... but there is an article from the Huffington Post [1], clearly a progressive publication, which expands on Foxx's comments. This article does not fall under what you called "the conservative blogosphere", in fact its the exact opposite. There was tons of controversy in the mainstream media over the comments Foxx made about Obama, so I'm not sure why Sχeptomaniac is saying that there "doesn't seem to be any actual controversy." Just from a quick Google search, the first page hits back with all articles on this topic. Meatsgains (talk) 17:52, 13 January 2014 (UTC)

sympathy for stan tookie williams, the gangster and murderer[edit]

foxx's movie "redemption" was the story of this murderous gangster. foxx and other celebrities such as snoop dogg publicly opposed the murderer's execution as "unfair".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_Williams — Preceding unsigned comment added by 72.130.168.139 (talk) 05:25, 4 October 2013 (UTC)

Personal life[edit]

In the Personal life section there is a "needs expansion" tag. Let's work towards expanding the section with more content with reliable references so we can remove the tag. What I was wondering is if we should include information regarding his political beliefs. I noticed on Denzel Washington's personal page, not to say these two have any ties but for the sake of similar pages, he has his political ideology and his support for Barack Obama listed under his Personal life section. Any help or thoughts on what else can be used to expand the page is appreciated. Thanks! Meatsgains (talk) 17:37, 13 January 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 20 July 2014[edit]

2006–2009: Dreamgirls and Intuition first paragraph, last sentance.

"A few months later in October 2009, He played a starring role alongside Gerard Butler in the thriller Law Abiding Citizen."

He should have a lower case h Greenoaks (talk) 04:50, 20 July 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Thanks for pointing that out! —Mr. Granger (talk · contribs) 04:53, 20 July 2014 (UTC)

Moved by Mistake[edit]

I was editing another Wikipedia and I moved the English Wiki article Jamie Foxx to '''Jimii Fooksi''' by mistake. I was planning to move the same article in another language, not the English Wiki article (I had opened both to have a look at the content). After recognizing what I have done, I returned content back to the original article. It seems I was not able to undo the move for unknown reason. The problem now is, the talk page and the history is on the new article. Can somebody help fix this? Sorry for that it was not supposed to happen. Tumsaa (talk) 13:09, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

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