It seems Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx just can't avoid saying something really stupid at awards ceremonies.After calling Barack Obama "Our Lord and Savior" at last November's Soul Train Awards, Foxx, during his acceptance speech as Entertainer of the Year at last Friday's NAACP Image Awards, said, "Black people are the most talented people in the world" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
JAMIE FOXX: All I can say is Iím 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 itís really not big of a deal of what you are doing just yet.
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 thatís the young generation, and thatís what it is. But I guarantee you that Iím going to work a whole lot harder man.
Black people are the most talented people in the world. I, itís, I canít explain it. You canít sit in this room and not watch Gladys Knight sing and go like, ďGolly, what in the world?Ē
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