Spotted: Jamie Foxx’s Idol Date – Corinne!

05/13/2010 at 05:00 PM ET

Say cheese! Jamie Foxx and daughter Corinne, 15, pose for a photo during Tuesday’s American Idol taping in Los Angeles.

The star-studded events that the singer/actor is able to take his teen to just aren’t that impressive, Foxx joked recently.

“The friends that she goes to school with, their parents are much richer and a lot more famous,” he confesses. “They’re like, ‘Yeah, your dad sings? My dad owns the record company.’”

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Liliana on

She’s a beautiful girl!

Brooke on

Corinne is a very cute girl!

gina on

im kind of put off by this comment. JMO, i think it shows bad taste and bragging rights about his child’s school of rich and famous. Like as if being like taht is taking for granted. “The friends that she goes to school with, their parents are much richer and a lot more famous,” he confesses. “They’re like, ‘Yeah, your dad sings? My dad owns the record company.’

Romy on

oh gina these are barely ‘real’ people ;) their lives are so completely different, and he was just being funny. he’s also known to be huge jerk like that too! Very funny moment on Idol last night when his daughter booed Simon. She looked at him like sorry dad, and he was mouthing ‘you’re not supposed to boo’ to her.

meghan on

What a lovely young lady Corinne is becoming. Very beautiful and poised.

Hea on

She’s gorgeous!

CelebBabyLover on

Okay, I’m embarassed to admit that when I first saw this picture, I thought Corinne was Jamie’s girlfriend or something!

Hilary on

She’s very beautiful. I love Jamie Fox. He’s got such a great sense of humour and that comment is hilarious. He’s actually trying to down play his own fame. Gina you need to get a grip. Life’s serious enough without looking to create your own drama wherever you can.

sar on

Gina it’s called sarcasm…. if you didn’t realize he was joking then I don’t know what else to tell you. He is a COMEDIAN.

Dee on

Hahaha….Gina girl I think it was a joking comment nothing to get to wrung out about.

Comedians have a very warped sense of humour sometimes so you just have to go with the flow.

Aside from that I think Miss Corrine has blossomed into a beautiful young lady. I think about now Jamie needs to get out the garden hose and the baseball bats to keep those young lads away…lol

gina on

yeah you ladies are right! maybe i was in a bad mood yesterday when i read it! lol he’s a comedian i understand :)

J-Lin on

Very pretty girl! I thought it was his girlfriend too.

Jamie is hilarious and so talented.

nettrice on

Actually some of the comments here offended me. From my point of view Jamie Foxx was only being partly facetious in that quote. He is also speaking to disparities and social issues that are still deeply embedded in U.S. institutions, including education and entertainment.

“The friends that she goes to school with, their parents are much richer and a lot more famous,” he confesses. “They’re like, ‘Yeah, your dad sings? My dad owns the record company.’”

Considering where Jamie is from and who he is I am sure this is him expressing his awareness of existing race & class dichotomies that exist in society and the world he is exposing his child to.

Nikki on

Please stop judging!!! That quote was taken out of context and came from an interview with David Letterman months ago.

When Dave asked if Corinne is the “big shot” at school herself, Jamie is quick to point out that his assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. “The friends that she goes to school with, their parents are much richer and a lot more famous,” he confesses.

Noting that some of the students are accompanied by bodyguards, Jamie — who places himself “a little lower on the totem pole” — jokes,

“They’re like, ‘Yeah, your dad sings? My dad owns the record company.’”

Romy on

Nettrice I don’t think he meant that at all. It was completely a joke saying he’s just not that cool. Really he thinks he is, but he was being a comedian…

Cristiana on

Her daughter is stunning!

Lexxy on

She is a stunning girl. Jamie lost a lot of weight & looks diff.

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