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Jamie Foxx skewered by ‘In Living Shade’ co-star Tommy Davidson in new book

Comic Tommy Davidson first encountered Jamie Foxx on the set of “In Living Shade” and nearly instantly had a difficulty with the newcomer.

Jamie Foxx (as Wanda) and Tommy Davidson on "In Living Color"
Jamie Foxx (as Wanda) and Tommy Davidson on “In Living Shade”20th Century Fox

In his upcoming memoir “Living in Shade,” Davidson writes that the pair had been filming a sketch in which Foxx was taking part in one in every of his breakout characters, Wanda — who really believed she was probably the most attractive girl in the world — who was giving Davidson a therapeutic massage.

The “Strictly Enterprise” actor claims Foxx veered off script by strenuously pulling on Davidson’s underwear, attempting to tear them off and leaving him bare.

Davidson says it was fortunate he was mendacity down as a result of his first response was to sit down up and “bust him in his mouth, saying, ‘What the f–ok, motherf–ka!’” Davidson surmises that Foxx did it for no different motive than to get an affordable snicker at his expense.

He writes that though Foxx is gifted, he was “aggressive” and his type of humor was to be “mercilessly imply.” He claims that when the “Ray” star found he may rating factors with sequence creator Keenen Ivory Wayans by making enjoyable of Davidson, he was relentless.

When the pair had been reunited in 1997 on the film “Booty Name,” the tensions instantly resurfaced. Davidson claims that Foxx refused to know the idea of “supporting actor” and “was decided to steal each scene he may.”

As Davidson tells it, someday Foxx challenged Davidson to a recreation of one-on-one basketball and despite the fact that Davidson says Foxx was trash-talking all through, it didn’t assist his rating — which was quickly 9-0.

Davidson says he then went for a layup and Foxx proceeded to cost him. “If I had hit my head on the hardtop concrete, that will have been the tip of me,” he writes. “I used to be prepared to present Jamie some street-fighting classes too, however the crew pulled us off one another and held me again.”

Tommy Davidson and Jamie Foxx in 2018
Tommy Davidson and Jamie Foxx at an Oscars occasion in 2018Getty Pictures

The “Candy Tooth Jones” creator hopes that, “Perhaps [Foxx is] a greater particular person now. I want to imagine he’s.”

“Living in Shade” might be launched on January 28.

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