Oscar winning actor/ singer/ comedian Jamie Foxx apologized for offensive comments he made on his Sirius satellite radio show Foxxhole about teen pop star Miley Cyrus. Click here to listen to the uncensored NSFW audio.
Funny thing about being a celebrity: You can't always shoot your mouth
off about other celebrities, especially if the celebrity in question
happens to be a beloved teenage girl.
This is the lesson that Jamie Foxx learned dearly over the last few days, as he felt the backlash for comments he made on his weekend satellite radio show that Miley Cyrus should "make a sex tape and grow up," or "Get like Britney Spears and do some heroin." Montana star. "I am a comedian, and you guys know that whatever I say, I don't mean any of it," he tried to explain to Jay. "And sometimes, as comedians, as we do, we go a little bit too far... There was a situation with Miley Cyrus, and I just want to say, I apologize for what I said. I didn't mean it maliciously."[OK! MAGAZINE]
And so it was that the Oscar-winning actor appeared on Tuesday night's Tonight Show with Jay Leno to admit that maybe... just maybe... he might have been a bit too harsh on the 16-year-old Hannah
Foxx’s jokes began after a caller mentioned an old story about Miley threatening to ruin Radiohead after they declined her request to meet them at the Grammys.
A rep for the Cyrus family has declined to comment on the Foxx controversy. “Billy Ray isn’t going to say anything publicly because he doesn’t want to this to escalate,” the source said. “He wishes it would just go away.”
Foxx’s rep said earlier today the actor planned on releasing a statement (he hasn’t yet), while trying to excuse his client’s behavior by explaining that “Jamie’s show is a comedy.”
The rep did not immediately comment for this story. [E!]