Quantcast
Money Moves: Corinne Foxx’s Latest Project Has Dad, Jamie Foxx, Calling Her ‘Boss’
DFree / Shutterstock.com

Money Moves: Corinne Foxx’s Latest Project Has Dad, Jamie Foxx, Calling Her ‘Boss’

She executive produces their new television show coming to Netflix!

Celebrity News

Corinne Foxx has certainly grown up right in front of our eyes. And although she's only 27, she is by no means new to the entertainment industry because sis stays bookedT and busy, m'kay?! Her pops, Mr. Foxx, has been bringing her along for the red carpet ride since the night of his 2005 Oscar win. And sis has been bossing up annually since. Including in their upcoming Netflix series, Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!, which she executive produces.

Inspired by her relationship with her multi-hyphenate father, the future mega-show stars Jamie Foxx as Brian, the owner of a cosmetic company and single father to Sasha (Kyla-Drew), as well as a slew of other characters — similar to his In Living Color days.

She tells Entertainment Weekly:

"We didn't want him to play himself, and what's more embarrassing than your dad doing makeup all the time? Brian really wants to understand [Sasha] so badly and be there for her — and he maybe goes to extreme lengths to do so."

And Corinne sees this sitcom as her dad getting back to his comedy roots, as he is reunited with In Living Color costar, David Allen Grier, who plays Pops, a character loosely based on Jamie's stepfather.

Corinne may have been a newborn when In Living Color ended in 1994—completely showing our ages here—so she never got the chance to experience the comedic timing between her real dad and onscreen granddad. But seeing them in this show, has given her ample nostalgic woulda-couldas to last her a lifetime.

"When David came to set, I saw them immediately light up and comedically understand each other. I was like, 'Oh, this is the money. This is why my dad was so adamant to have David be a part of it.'"

Listen to her, sounding all official! Love to see it!

Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com

This isn't the first time Corinne has worked with her famous dad. The two worked together when she was awarded Miss Golden Globes in 2016 while a senior at USC, and the duo also have hosted the music-lovers show, Beat Shazam, since 2017 (which fourth season premieres later this year). She branched off to shoot the Disney+ movie, Safety, a movie based on the true life story of Ray McElrathbey, a former Clemson University football player, who secretly raised his little brother on campus while their mom was in rehab.

But Corinne and Jamie's easy work relationship is why they always manage to find each again. She tells ET:

"It's my first time producing a TV show. It's a sitcom, and it's my dad's return to TV comedy. We've obviously done a lot of things in the public eye together but we also have this private life that people don't really know; they don't know all these embarrassing stories."
"When you're in the moment as a teenager and going through this stuff, it's not funny, and you're actually upset. But it's so fulfilling to see how these stories have grown into something that my dad and I can cherish and love. This is our story, and it's just like, 'Wow, at least we went through all that for something!'

Black nepotism is a major flex. Major. Congratulations, Corinne!

--

Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me! premieres on Netflix on April 14.

Are you a member of our insiders squad? Join us in the xoTribe Members Community today!

Featured image by DFree / Shutterstock.com

A Black woman in a white bathrobe with a white towel wrapped around her head smiles

With a YouTube channel that boasts millions of views from her hair and skincare tutorials, beauty influencer Candice Jones knows what it takes to look great on the outside. But when it came to her mental wellbeing, Jones started feeling a disconnect. “Because a lot of the things that I was seeing on social media like: take a bath, pour you some wine,” Jones tells xoNecole about her initial attempts at self-care. “I was doing all of those aesthetic things, but it wasn't making me feel better.”

Keep reading...Show less
The daily empowerment fix you need.
Make things inbox official.
We Are Still Under SZA's CTRL

This month, SZA released the deluxe version of her debut album CTRL in observance of the fifth year anniversary of the album’s release. Featuring previously unreleased tracks, including an alternate version of “Love Galore,” which fans got an opportunity to hear during one of the Grammy-winning singer’s live performances, the revamped collection of songs has given fans a chance to reflect on life when the album first came out vs. now.

Keep reading...Show less
This Full-Time Content Creator Went From Making $15 An Hour To Six Figures In A Year

Money Talks is an xoNecole series where we talk candidly to real women about how they spend money, their relationship with money, and how they get it.

Full-time content creator Yvette Corinne has made waves in the content creation space. On the outside looking in, while some might feel like you have to have hundreds of thousands of followers in order to make a full-time living as an influencer, Yvette has managed to bring in six figures with a highly engaged Instagram community of more than 24,000 followers. And how did she do it? Well, her journey to wealth wasn't one without struggle. The Los Angeles-based micro-influencer got her start in content creation through blogging in 2016. That would lead to her growing her following on Instagram, which allowed her to balance her part-time retail job with being a part-time content creator.

Keep reading...Show less
Taraji P. Henson Wants A ‘Stress-Free’ Life After 50

Taraji P. Henson has been putting work in Hollywood for decades before finally getting her flowers after she landed her most beloved role as Loretha “Cookie” Lyon on Fox’s Empire. Before Empire, however, she starred in the cult classic Baby Boy in 2001, the 2005 film Hustle & Flow, and the 2008 film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button where she claimed she only made $40,000 and starred in many other roles. She has also released her own natural hair care line TPH by Taraji in 2020.

Keep reading...Show less
The Dating Trends Defining The Way We Date This Summer

The only thing constant in life is change and if these past couple of years have shown us nothing else, it’s that life be life-ing. Amid the pandemic, we saw (and continue to see) a lot of change in the way we lead our lives. It shifted the way we work, the way we approached our health and lifestyles, and the way we dated. This year is shaping up to display change in a different way, as many of us enter a season of a new normal and adapt to dating trends that better mirror who and how we are today. The weather is heating up and so is the potential for romance, as once again, we are shedding our homebody ways and radiating big “we outside” energy.

Keep reading...Show less
Exclusive Interviews
A Black woman looks into the camera and gives a closed-mouth smile. She's wearing a black turtleneck

Miss Diddy Kicks Off BET Awards Weekend With 'A Toast To Black Hollywood'

Her annual event to celebrate the culture has a new name and more intention than ever before

Latest Posts