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Jamie Foxx Made A Joke About Bruce Jenner's Transition

It did not go down well.

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Jamie Foxx hosted the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday night. And during the evening, he made a joke about Bruce Jenner, who is reportedly transitioning to a woman.

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Foxx said: "We have some groundbreaking performances here too tonight. Bruce Jenner will be here doing some musical performances. He's doing a his and her duet all by himself."

He followed the comment up by saying: "Look, I'm just busting your balls while I still can."

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People on Twitter expressed their outrage, accusing Foxx of transphobia.

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@iamjamiefoxx Bruce Jenner joke was crass, hateful, and transphobic. #iheartradioawards

I'm actually appalled by Jamie Foxx's comments about Bruce Jenner at the beg of the show. IMO, that's just something you don't make fun of.

That "joke" about Bruce Jenner has me livid. How incredibly ignorant, @iamjamiefoxx. I am sick to my stomach. #iHeartRadioAwards

jamie foxx opened an awards show with a derogatory joke aimed at bruce jenner being trans? Er... why? Do better.

not cool, @iamjamiefoxx. you're better than transphobic jokes about #BruceJenner. be funny, but not at the expense of others. #iHeartAwards

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Jamie Foxx disrespecting Bruce Jenner's transition(which may or may not be real) is not okay. what was said was disrespectful and disgusting

Reports that Bruce Jenner is transitioning have been circulating for months.

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Last month BuzzFeed News reported that his transition is being recorded by E! for a new TV series. The former Olympian is also reportedly planning an interview with Diane Sawyer for ABC News where he will come out as transgender.

BuzzFeed News also reported that Bruce is planning to come out as transgender in the series finale of the current season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

The episode, due to air May 31, will feature Bruce coming out to his daughters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, as well as his stepdaughters Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian. After the conversation was filmed, all of the Kardashian/Jenner girls tweeted the same photo of themselves surrounding Bruce on a sofa.

When questioned about the reports, Kim Kardashian recently said that Bruce is "on a journey".

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She continued: "I think everyone goes through things in life, and I think that story and what Bruce is going through, I think he'll share whenever the time is right. I feel like that's his journey to talk about."

However, none of the Kardashian/Jenner clan has directly commented on the reports.

Representatives for Jamie Foxx and iHeartMedia have been contacted for comment.

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