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Jamie Foxx Says: 'Black People are the Most Talented People in the World' (Video)

On Friday's NAACP Image Awards, Actor Jamie Foxx won Entertainer of the Year. 

According to, Foxx said: "Black people are the most talented people in the world," during his acceptance speech (video below).

"All I can say is I’m so humbled tonight. I was thinking about all the stuff that I was going to say personally about myself, and I was gonna be all about me and how I did it, and how me and me and I and I, and then you watch Harry Belafonte and Sidney Poitier come out, and you say to yourself it’s really not big of a deal of what you are doing just yet, " said Foxx.

"I have so many things I wanted to say, but after watching and listening to Harry Belafonte speak, sometimes I feel like somehow I failed a little bit in being caught up in what I do, or maybe that’s the young generation, and that’s what it is. But I guarantee you that I’m going to work a whole lot harder man."

"Black people are the most talented people in the world. I, it’s, I can’t explain it. You can’t sit in this room and not watch Gladys Knight sing and go like, 'Golly, what in the world?'"



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