When it comes to his relationship with Katie Holmes, Jamie Foxx is particularly tight-lipped, recently walking off during a live interview with ESPN’s Michael Smith after the questioning became a bit too personal.
Foxx, 50, was speaking with Smith on Friday afternoon before the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game in which the actor was playing. After exchanging some light-hearted banter, Smith asked Foxx if a recent Valentine’s Day basketball game with Holmes helped him prepare for the game, causing Foxx to smirk, stand and walk off.
Guess Jamie Foxx had to go and couldn’t answer a question about playing basketball with Katie Holmes 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/XYq9fPHt3v
— Rob Lopez (@r0bato) Feb. 16, 2018
Smith’s good friend and former The Six co-host, Jemele Hill, called the response “bizarre” when TMZ caught up with the sports anchor in Los Angeles, especially since most of Hollywood already knows Holmes and Foxx are in a relationship.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.