‘I miss you terribly’: Jamie Foxx remembers sister DeOndra Dixon on anniversary of her death
Posted by  badge Boss on Oct 21, 2022 - 05:20AM
Jamie Foxx remembered his late sister on the anniversary of her death (Picture: Getty)

Jamie Foxx has shared an emotional message on the second anniversary of his sister’s death.

The Day Shift actor announced the sad news in October 2020, confirming that his sibling, .

Taking to Instagram, he marked the poignant day with a string of photos of the pair together, and opened up about his grief.

In a heartfelt caption, the 54-year-old penned: ‘Deondra I know ur in heaven making everyone laugh… and have everyone dancing to your songs.

‘I miss you terribly, but I know that your soul is shining bright. 

‘I love u forever [sic].’

DeOndra died in 2020 at the age of 36 (Picture: Instagram)

Fans and famous friends shared their support for Foxx in the comments below, with Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger leading the way.

She simply penned: ‘All the love.’

Loren Ridinger replied: ‘Love you Deondra always. Love you @iamjamiefoxx.’

A follower said: ‘I’m sorry for your loss, I’m sure she is a beautiful angel and watching over her family.’

Jamie was supported by pals on the poignant day (Picture: Getty)

‘RIP. Celebrate her life…. We all die and will all be together again,’ an Instagram user added.

Foxx confirmed the news of Dixon’s death in a statement shared on social media, describing her as a ‘bright light’.

Following her death, he explained that in a candid interview, as he spoke of his grief.

In a chat with Men’s Health UK last year, he said: ‘Listen, the pandemic was terrible for a lot of people – including me – on the home front.

‘I started out a little crazy. Like, “Get away from the windows, Covid is right outside!” I was that.’

‘And then we got hit bad with my sister passing away [last October]. That just took the life out of me. I still can hear my sister’s voice, laugh, and stuff like that.

‘But at the same time, it did allow me to lock down and get things done artistically that I may not have gotten an opportunity to do… Covid gave me a therapeutic opportunity.’

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