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.
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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.
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In January, Kim Kardashian sat down with ET and addressed the rumors facing Jenner. Check out the interview in the video below.