Jamie Foxx defends Jimmy Fallon
Jamie Foxx has defended Jimmy Fallon after he faced backlash over an old SNL skit.
In the clip, the late night talk show host does an impression of comedian Chris Rock in blackface.
Following online criticism, Fallon released a public apology.
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Jamie Foxx has since taken to the comments section of Fallon's Instagram to tell him he has nothing to apologise for.
The actor wrote, 'Bro you ain’t got to apologize for sh*t … You are a comedian… and a great one at that..'
'You did an incredible impersonation of Chris rock… It was not black face...'
Foxx went on, 'we did a show called in living color where we did a Characters from every race…'
'You are all the way good… keep doing you my friend!'
He added, 'You are necessary!!'
In another comment, Foxx added, 'Some of y’all didn’t even see the sketch... relax and laugh!'
'It's Other muuuuphuckas out here that really don’t care bout ya...'
'use that energy for them!!! But leave my mans alone'
You can read Fallon's apology here.