Growing up, Cornie Foxx was taken hostage by her famous father: Jamie Foxx.
Over the years, he and his Oscar-winning father have family and friends going through the story of how he regularly embarrasses his eldest daughter – and even scares her boyfriend. “Such tight pants” that were “too small for him.”
Now, they have taken those stories seriously and turned them into new ones Netflix Series by title, “Dead Stop Embracing Me !,” In which the “Soul” star, 53, plays the role of a single father whose strong-willed teenage daughter moves with him.
Asked on a scale of one to 10 how embarrassing 27-year-old superstar “Ray” was, Corinne told the Post that her pope topped 15.
“You can laugh when you see these stories, they are hilarious,” she explained. “When you’re in the moment and it’s happening to you and you’re a teenager and everything feels like the end of the world … it feels like the worst thing that could happen is it in her tight leather Was showing at my football game. Jacket. ‘Oh my God, why is he doing this ?! Nothing could be worse!’ “
Corinne, whose Mommy is Jamie’s ex-girlfriend Connie Cline, Said she now has a very close relationship with her father – but things were not always so juicy.
“My dad was very up, very charismatic,” she said. “I was more reserved and calm so we had these funny moments of stress or it embarrassed me.”
The former Miss Golden Globes said, “Now, I am at the age where I can appreciate all their oddities and being at the top of them and definitely now keep a fresh look at their antics.” “We’re incredibly close and I think we’ve always had this yin and yang relationship where he was really over the top and I was more reserved and that’s what a lot of my teenage struggles with. But now I think we We can appreciate those qualities in each other and we use them creatively for our benefit. “
Corinne, who says she won a deal with Netflix by essentially presenting her angst-filled Teen Diary, which began as a producer on the sitcom – featuring her father’s former “Living Color” Was also a co-star David alan greer – and half-promoted to executive producer through filming.
“A couple of weeks ago I felt that the fish out of the water were scrambling to do everything else,” she said. “I was like, ‘What is my job description?” And they were like, ‘You just do everything!’ I think it was a big learning curve. I think it was a lot to be a woman and young and to find my voice in the room and speak and stick to my guns on certain issues. Those were the things I had to build my confidence in. To say that working with someone was not difficult, it was just my own journey.
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“I speak of stigmatizing mental health, especially in the black community,” she said. “There is a lot of stigma about seeking help, and I think I can talk more about my journey with my anxiety then more people will feel comfortable asking for help.”
Corin also revealed that she “has been in medicine ever since she was 14 years old and I have a lot of skill, so it’s definitely in a better time. I would have been worried about all the usual things.” Am – but especially living in today’s world, where the news is just getting worse and worse. Tuning and mediating the news has really helped me. “