Actor Jamie Foxx appears onstage during the Soul Train Awards 2012 at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on November 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Isaac Brekken/Getty Images North America)
Jamie Foxx drew criticism from quite a few Christian believers for referring to President Barack Obama as "Lord and savior." Bossip reported on Thursday, Nov. 29 that Jamie Foxx chose to defend his actions on Entertainment Tonight for the backlash he's experienced by calling President Barack "Lord and savior."
During the "Soul Train Music Awards," Jamie Foxx made a controversial statement about President Barack Obama.
"It's like church over here. It's like church in here. First of all, give an honor to God and our lord and savior Barack Obama. Barack Obama," he said.
The comment Jamie made caused quite an outrage. The Lord and savior can not be compared to any human being. Therefore, what Jamie Foxx said has been considered blasphemy.
Jamie Foxx felt the need to defend his actions on Entertainment Tonight.
"I'm a comic [and] sometimes I think people get a little too tight. And, it's getting a little tougher for us comedians [because] some people take it and want to make a huge story out of it, but it's a joke."
It's true that Jamie Foxx is a comedian and known for making bold statements. However, this comparison has become very controversial. Even as Jamie Foxx tries to defend his statement, some can only wonder if he really cares.
Do you think Jamie Foxx understands why he caused such an outrage? Do you think he said enough in his statement on Entertainment Tonight to defend his actions?