“I am the Panther Prince!” Jamie Foxx dresses up as Tiger King’s Joe Exotic with a blonde mullet wig in a hilarious video to promote Netflix’s Dad Stop Embarrassing Me
Jamie Foxx dressed up as Tiger King’s Joe Exotic on Monday and shared a hilarious video of himself in costume for his new Netflix comedy series Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!
Inspired by 58-year-old Joe’s ostentatious fashion sense and now iconic haircut, Jamie, 53, wore a blond mul wig and leopard print shirt, even calling himself ‘The Panther King’.
Filmed on the set of his upcoming show, Jamie was outfitted with a nose ring and fake diamond necklaces as he told fans, ‘I’m on set doing some crazy stuff.’
Funny: Jamie Foxx, 53, dressed up as Joe Exotic, 58 from Tiger King, shared a hilarious video of himself in costume on Monday to promote his new Netflix comedy series
Jamie said in full, “Cathy, I’m just trying to reach you. Let me know what you need from me. I’m doing some weird stuff here on set. Love you.’
In his caption, Jamie encouraged his followers to tune in to Dad, stop embarrassing me! when it hits Netflix in two days, indicating they’ll be seeing a lot more of ‘Panther King’ if they do.
He wrote: ‘We all know the #tigerking, but what do you know about the PANTHER PRINCE! … Get to know him on the TV show ‘Dad Stop Embarrassing Me’ which will be released on @netflix this Wednesday, April 14! 2 days away. ‘
Joe, whose full name is Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, was arrested in 2018 and convicted the following year on 17 federal charges of animal cruelty and two assassination attempts for a plot to murder Carole Baskin.
So Right: Inspired by Joe’s ostentatious fashion sense and now iconic haircut, Jamie wore a blonde mul wig and a leopard print shirt, referring to himself as ‘The Panther King’
Meanwhile, Daddy is no longer embarrassing me! follows Jamie in the role of Brian Dixon, a single father who just became a full-time father to his teenage daughter Sasha (played by Kyla-Drew).
An IMDb description explains that Brian: ‘A single father and owner of a cosmetics brand [who] discovers fatherhood on the fly when his stubborn teenage daughter moves in with him. ‘
The show is inspired by the Hollywood star’s real-life relationship with daughter Corinne Foxx, who also serves as an executive producer.
Exciting: Daddy, stop embarrassing me! follows Jamie (pictured) as Brian Dixon, a single dad who just became a full-time dad to his teenage daughter Sasha
Jail: Joe, whose full name is Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, was arrested in 2018 and later convicted on 17 federal charges
The hilarious A-list post comes two weeks after he gushed about his daughter Corinne serving as producer.
He posted a photo of the 27 year old on his Instagram and wrote: ‘@corinnefoxx the producer !! Sooooo proud of you !! ‘
Corinne, whose mother is Foxx’s ex-girlfriend Connie Kline, first worked with her famous father on The Jamie Foxx Show when she was six.
She was named Miss Golden Globe in 2016 and joined her father in 2018 as a DJ for the second season of Beat Shazam.
She had a role in the 2019 film 47 Meters Down: Uncaged and has a role in Foxx’s upcoming directorial debut, All-Star Weekend.
Meanwhile, Foxx won his sixth NAACP Image Award in March for his performance on the animated comedy drama Soul.
The Ray Oscar winner made Hollywood history when he became the first-ever African American voice leader in the Disney Pixar movie released last year.
Proud Dad: Last month, Jamie gushed about his daughter Corinne serving as a producer on his new Netflix comedy series Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!