Jamie Foxx Mourns Loss of Sister DeOndra Dixon

Written by on October 26, 2020

Jamie Foxx is mourning the lack of his sister.

On Monday, the Oscar-winning actor revealed that his youthful sister, DeOndra Dixon, has handed away. Based on PEOPLE, Dixon died Oct. 19 on the age of 36. A heartbroken Foxx posted a collection of pictures of him and his sister on Instagram together with a loving tribute.

“My coronary heart is shattered into 1,000,000 items… my lovely loving sister Deondra has transitioned…” he wrote. “I say transitioned as a result of she is going to all the time be alive… anybody who knew my sis… knew that she was a vivid gentle…”

He additionally recalled fond recollections of his little sister, who would steal the present along with her dance strikes. “I can’t inform you what number of occasions now we have had events on the home the place she has obtained on the dance ground and stolen the present… even gave her boyfriend @chrisbrownofficial a run for his cash…”

Foxx continued to share his grief over the devastating loss. “Properly I do know she is in heaven now dancing along with her wings on…tho my ache is unbelievable I smile once I consider the entire nice recollections that she left me… my household… and her associates… from dancing within the blame it video… to Dancing on the Grammys… And turning into The ambassador to @globaldownsyndrome… from sliding down my stairs with a smile as huge because the rio grand… to serenading us with all of her music…”

“Deondra you may have left A gap in my coronary heart… however I’ll fill it with the entire recollections that you just gave me … I really like you with each ounce of me… our household is shattered however we are going to put the items again collectively along with your love… and y’all please hold my household in your prayers…”

Dixon was born in Dallas, Texas, to Foxx’s mom, Louise Annette Dixon, and his stepfather, George Dixon. “We weren’t trippin’ on the truth that she had Down syndrome,” Foxx instructed PEOPLE in 2011. “We have been trippin’ on the truth that she was cute. She was this little chocolate ball.”

Dixon, who lived along with her brother in Thousand Oaks, Calif., was named the Ambassador for the World Down Syndrome Basis in 2011 and took part within the Particular Olympics for over 9 years. She additionally had goals of turning into an expert dancer.

“I really feel I used to be born to bounce,” she stated. “My brother has given me an opportunity to do some particular issues. I danced in his video ‘Blame It.’ I’ve danced on stage at a few of his concert events all around the nation. And guess what? I’ve danced on the Grammys!”

Foxx obtained condolences from movie star associates together with Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Ashanti, Michael B. Jordan, Reese Witherspoon, and Chris Pratt.

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