Episode Number: 990
Episode Guest: Jamie Foxx
Original Airdate: July 27, 2017
Episode Sponsors: Onnit, Lyft, SimpliSafe, DraftKings
Guest Bio: Jamie Foxx is an Academy Award winning actor, singer, and comedian. He can currently be seen hosting Beat Shazam on FOX and in the movie Baby Driver, in theaters now.
Topics Discussed: Joe Rogan vs. Carlos Mencia; you can’t lead a wild life today because of social media; Jamie talks about meeting Chris Brown; social media makes you hide your craziness; Rihanna’s pizza dress at MET Gala; crying Jordan meme; talk about Jon Jones and Mike Tyson and their wild lives; Jamie believes in the yin and yang of everything; Justin Bieber cancels tour; people who change after a taste of success/fame; comedians get humbled a lot while actors do not; Jamie talks about going to a million-dollar party Puff Daddy threw and then throwing one for him in Los Angeles for $400; how Jamie got into the music business; Jamie talks about working with Kanye West before he blew up; reintroducing himself to a younger generation; Jamie talks about doing Jimmy Fallon and pitbull owners getting mad at him; people getting mad at comedians for being funny; don’t read online comments; All-Star Weekend movie and actors portraying characters of other races; Robert Downy, Jr. in Tropic Thunder; are black people becoming too fragile about their race; perception; not all Trump supporters are racist, but all racists are Trump supporters; this is a weird time; everybody has a voice; discretion; there are a lot of idiots in the world, so don’t read online comments; Jamie talks about doing stand-up; his dysfunctional mansion; he creates chaos on purpose; he had a party with 3,000 people at his house; he’s managed to stay a regular person; failing is important; stand-up comedy talk; Dave Chappelle talk; he bought sunglasses at a gas station and then decided to work with Prive Revaux to sell sunglasses; being rich and wanting to feel normal; trying to stay “urban”; White Famous TV show; Floyd Mayweather, Jr. talk; Floyd is a charismatic villain; Floyd vs. Conor McGregor talk; Joe has to do stand-up the night of Conor vs. Floyd; Jamie was adopted and his mom and dad live with him today even though they’re divorced; (1:00:00) talk about his family and taking his stepfather to the US Open to watch Venus Williams play tennis after he got out of jail; trying out material on his family; Jamie is super famous but still down to earth.
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