Monday, January 25, 2021

Jamie Foxx Comes to the Defense of Jimmy Fallon Amid Blackface Controversy: ‘Let This One Go’

 

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Jamie Foxx and Jimmy Fallon

*Jimmy Fallon‘s been having a rough few days after an old video resurfaced online showing him in an SNL skit in blackface as comedian Chris Rock.

But fellow comedian and actor Jamie Foxx is coming to Fallon’s defense after calls for Fallon’s cancellation circulated widely online.

Foxx believes this particular case of blackface by Fallon should get a pass, considering that the’s a comedian doing what comics — tell jokes.

What do you think, should Fallon be canceled for his blackface faux pas?

RELATED: Jimmy Fallon Apologizes for ‘Unquestionably Offensive’ Blackface Skit 

 

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“It wasn’t blackface … Let this one go…” #JamieFoxx defends #JimmyFallon

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Below is the skit that got Jimmy Fallon in trouble. Is it racist?

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