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Holy Shit, The Internet Had No Idea That Jamie Foxx's Real Name Isn't Jamie Foxx

It's something completely different.

Surely you know Jamie Foxx? He's an Oscar-winning actor, Grammy Award–winning singer, and overall superstar.

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And because we know him as Jamie Foxx, it's hard to imagine that he could potentially have ANOTHER NAME...a ~real~ name.

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Well, people, he does — and that name is Eric Marlon Bishop!

Yo, am I the only one who thought Jamie Foxx real name was Jamie Foxx? 😭😭

Twitter couldn't comprehend the fact that the Jamie Foxx we all know and love also has a real, official government name!

Jamie Foxx's real name is Eric??? Everything is a lie.

They felt tricked.

We have been hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amuck, and flat out deceived

Some couldn't believe it.

I'm over here questioning my entire existence.

And apparently, there’s a reason he made his name Jamie Foxx.

It was his stage name doing comedy. They let women go first. So he changed his name to be mistaken as a woman, go f…

Wait, what?!

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Jamie's daughter Corinne uses the last name Foxx as her stage name too! But her sister, Annalise, uses the last name Bishop.

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Here's Jamie with Corinne.

  1. Did you know Jamie Foxx's real name wasn't Jamie Foxx?

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Did you know Jamie Foxx's real name wasn't Jamie Foxx?
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    Holy shit, I had no idea.
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    I didn't know what his name was, but I knew it wasn't Jamie Foxx.
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    Psh! I knew that already.

Well, there you have it! You're welcome.

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