Michael B. Jordan proved that he has a special bond with Jamie Foxx in his latest post on Instagram and talked about the actor’s influence on him and other actors.
Michael B. Jordan took to Instagram to celebrate Jamie Foxx’s 53rd birthday. Jordan shares videos of some of his moments with the actor. He also left a message explaining what Jamie Foxx meant to him.
Michael B. Jordan said he watched the actor on the 1990s In Living Color and the 1996’s The Jamie Foxx Show, and that he has respected him and has been a fan of him ever since. He also showed his gratitude for having the opportunity to play with him in the movie Just Mercy, in which they starred together in 2019.
Continuing his laudatory message, Michael B. Jordan said Foxx was a huge influence for black actors by saying that ‘you’re one of the pillars of this industry & have paved the way for so many of us.’
Here’s what Michael B. Jordan said:
“Man where do I begin… It’s crazy to think that I’ve had the opportunity to get to know & work with one of the most gifted individuals of our era. From laughing with you on In Living Color and Jamie Foxx Show to watching you as Ray & having the ability to work with you and soak up all the gems you were giving on Just Mercy.
You’re one of the pillars of this industry & have paved the way for so many of us. You always hyping people up but you deserve all the hype! I celebrate you today & everyday and you already know when we back outside it’s gonna be a party!”
See the Instagram post below.