While enjoying the success of his brand new sitcom on Netflix ‘Dad Stop Embarrassing Me,’ Hollywood actor Jamie Foxx received a huge honor with the groundbreaking animation ‘Soul.’
On April 26, the recipient of numerous acting and music awards jumped fired up his verified social media accounts to celebrate that the Pixar film he is starring received an Academy Award for Best Original Score and Best Animated Feature. Foxx first posted a screenshot of a tweet that reads:
“Jamie Foxx made history as the first Black lead in a Pixar film ever, first to win a Golden Globe award, and now an Oscar award too!”
Underneath the photo, portraying a passionate jazz pianist and music teacher ‘Joe Gardner‘ in the animation, which also features the voices of Phylicia Rashad, Daveed Diggs, Questlove, and Tina Fey, wrote the following message as a caption:
“Blessed beyond measure. Humbled in the moment. From Terrell Texas. Still that country boy. Never changing. Estelle Talley raised. Deondra Estell Dixon loved. My heart is full.”
In his message, Foxx also paid tribute to his late sister Deondra Estell Dixon, who passed away back in October. Besides, following posting, another Hollywood star Kerry Washington, who has been nominated for numerous awards for her role in fan-favorite TV feature ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ left the comment which reads:
“I am so proud of my movie huzbin. This film is so important. Such a well-deserved win” wrote, Kerry Washington.
As known the animated film directed by two-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Pete Docter, previously won Golden Globe Awards (for Best Animated Film and Best Original Score), BAFTA Awards, and Critics’ Choice Awards.