Mike Tyson Speaks On Biopic Starring Jamie Foxx + Reveals Actor Suffered A Stroke

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Prayers continue for Jamie Foxx on his road to recovery.

As the actor heals from an undisclosed “medical complication,” Mike Tyson is unsure who’ll fill Jamie’s shoes in a biopic he was set to star in. During a recent podcast, Mike spoke on Jamie’s condition. 

The Jasmine Brand reports, Mike said, “He’s not feeling well. They said a stroke.”

He went on to say he has “no idea” what caused it and then spoke on the cycle of life. The athlete said, “Hey, listen, we can’t anticipate our next breath. We don’t know when we are gonna die. … After we leave, this bad stuff can happen.”

Jamie’s medical condition hasn’t been confirmed by his family. When Mike was asked why the family has been quiet, he replied, “If we don’t know about it by now, they don’t want us to know.”

The “Blame It” singer was set to play Mike in a biopic series but it’s unclear what the future plans of the film are. During the podcast, Mike said:

“Well, it was a possibility. I don’t know what’s going to happen now. But, you know, it’s a strong possibility because, Jamie’s closer to my age, so in order to do him, they were going to do what they did with Benjamin Button. They were going to make him look younger.”

In the latest update, Jamie was transported to a Chicago-based physical medicine and rehabilitation center this month that specializes in stroke recovery, traumatic brain injury rehab, spinal cord injury rehab, and cancer rehabilitation, the article reports. His family stopped by to visit him over the weekend.