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Jamie Foxx slammed for 'transphobic' Bruce Jenner jokes

Comedian slammed for jokes made at Bruce Jenner's expense

 

Jamie Foxx was tasked with hosting the iHeartRadio Music Awards, and the actor-comedian quickly found himself at the center of serious criticism after make jokes about "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star Bruce Jenner.

During his opening monologue, the 47-year-old actor make jokes referring to reports that Jenner is allegedly transgender.

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Foxx remarked that Jenner would be singing during the show and that he "will be here doing a his and hers duet by himself."

Foxx added, he was just teasing Jenner "while I still can."

The reaction on Twitter was nearly immediate, with many fans and viewers taking Foxx to task for his comments, which many found offensive and transphobic.

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