Jamie Foxx was tasked with hosting the iHeartRadio Music Awards, and the actor-comedian quickly found himself at the center of serious criticism after jokes made about Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Bruce Jenner.
During his opening monologue, the 47-year-old actor make light of reports that Jenner is allegedly transgender.
Foxx remarked that Jenner would be singing during the show and that he "will be here doing a his and hers duet by himself."
Foxx added, "I'm just busting your balls while I still can."
The reaction on Twitter was nearly immediate, with many fans and viewers slamming Foxx for his comments, which many found offensive and transphobic.
Jamie Foxx disrespecting Bruce Jenner's transition(which may or may not be real) is not okay. what was said was disrespectful and disgusting— nicholson (@nicholsonbaird) March 30, 2015
In January, Kim Kardashian sat down with ET and addressed the rumors facing Jenner. Check out the interview in the video below.