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Jamie Foxx Responds to Jimmy Fallon's Blackface 'SNL' Sketch

Jamie Foxx Responds to Jimmy Fallon's Blackface 'SNL' Sketch

Jamie Foxx is defending Jimmy Fallon amid his blackface controversy.

If you missed it, it was discovered that back in 2000, Jimmy performed on Saturday Night Live in blackface while doing an impression of Chris Rock. The sketch resurfaced online.

Jimmy has since apologized for participating in the sketch. Well, Jamie Foxx is now weighing in on the issue.

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“He was doing an impression of Chris Rock. It wasn’t black face,” Jamie posted in a comment on Instagram. “We comedian I know it’s a tough time right now. But this one is a stretch.”

See Jamie Foxx’s entire statement on Jimmy Fallon’s blackface by clicking on the photo in the gallery of this post…

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