Ellen: Jamie Foxx Partying Like It’s a Club
Jamie Foxx said he was really shocked because Ellen’s audience acts like it’s a club and then there’s a show, rather than a show with a dance element. He said the audience didn’t know it, but he could see them perfectly backstage.
He said it was hilarious to watch them dance, because they all went so crazy.
Ellen: Jamie Foxx Christmas Decorations
Ellen said there’s more lights on Jamie Foxx’s house than any she’d ever seen. Jamie Foxx said he tried to get an estimate from a professional and he wanted to charge him $40,000 for the service. He said he didn’t want to pay that much, so he got some of his friends to help him hang them.
Jamie Foxx lives in a giant mansion, so that was quite a lot of work. He said right now, he can’t turn them off.
Ellen: Jamie Foxx Daughter
Jamie Foxx said his daughter was in the audience. The camera showed the wrong women at first, which Jamie Foxx thought was hilarious because both women waved and looked really happy to be on camera.
He wondered if he had daughters he didn’t know about.
Ellen: Jamie Foxx Django Unchained & Playing a Slave
In the new movie, Django Unchained, Jamie Foxx plays a freed slave looking for his wife. Jamie Foxx said it was really hard to get in the mindset of the slave.
“It’s tough because I work so hard to get to where I am. To be a strong black man. To be a decent black man, smart,” Jamie Foxx said. “So to act like I couldn’t read or be subservient to someone, that was the hardest part.”
Ellen: Jamie Foxx Leonardo DiCaprio Performance
Jamie Foxx said that Leonardo DiCaprio had a tough time with the role, because he had to say the N-word a lot. He played a plantation owner and really had to get into the character. Jamie Foxx said that after a while, Leonardo DiCaprio got into the role and wouldn’t speak to him when the cameras weren’t rolling.
He said Leonardo DiCaprio did a wonderful job.
Ellen: Jamie Foxx Riding His Own Horse
Jamie Foxx said he got to use his own horse to train with for the role. The horse learned how to do the tricks and Jamie Foxx said the other thing is that the horse went on the journey with him and his character through the movie.
Jamie Foxx said he also had to ride bareback on the stunt horse and he was terrified the whole time.