“Did I put it right under your neck?”: Denzel Washington Almost Choked Jamie Foxx Once For Taking Him By Surprise

When Jamie Foxx tried to hug him, Denzel Washington did a choking move with his elbow.

“Did I put it right under your neck?”: Denzel Washington Almost Choked Jamie Foxx Once For Taking Him By Surprise

SUMMARY

  • Jamie Foxx recalled a story of when Denzel Washington almost choked him during a fanboy moment.
  • Foxx and Washington sat down for an interview where Foxx brought up this story. Washington confirmed that he put his arm under Foxx's neck.
  • In an interview with David Letterman, Denzel Washington claimed that he could beat Sylvester Stallone in a boxing match.
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Denzel Washington and Jamie Foxx are two of the most celebrated people in Hollywood at the top of their careers. With both actors getting recognition for their roles and movies, an interview with the two celebrities was absolutely essential.

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Sitting down for a chat, Jamie Foxx, being the comedic actor that he is, recalled a story of fame, attention, and Washington’s self-defense. Recalling a fanboy moment, Jamie Foxx revealed that there was a time, Denzel Washington almost choked him.

Jamie Foxx in Django Unchained
Jamie Foxx in Django Unchained

When Denzel Washington Choked Jamie Foxx

When the duo sat down for a chat, the iconic meme of Jamie Foxx yelling “Get your f*cking hands off me” was born. With Foxx interviewing Denzel Washington, the duo had quite a fun time as the Django Unchained actor is known for being a very funny host.

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Denzel Washington in The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)
Denzel Washington in The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

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Recalling the olden times when Jamie Foxx wasn’t that famous but Denzel Washington was, the actor revealed that he had a fanboy moment with Washington. Speaking about it in an interview on Twitter, the actor revealed that when Washington was walking down the street, he went to give him a hug as a fan.

“You was at Roxberry one day, back in the day and I…you don’t remember this but I literally ran across the street and tried to hug you. Yeah but you did some kind of move that was like [raises his elbow in a choking position]”

“Did I put it right under your neck?” asked Washington while laughing while Jamie Foxx replied affirmatively. Well, it seems that Denzel Washington is quite a master at his art since he claimed that he could beat Sylvester Stallone in a boxing match.

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Denzel Washington Claims That Sylvester Stallone Couldn’t Beat Him

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone

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In an interview with David Letterman on the Late Show with David LettermanDenzel Washington was talking about his 1999 film The Hurricane. With the topic of boxing and fighting at hand, Washington claimed that he would win against Sylvester Stallone if the two were ever to face each other in the ring!

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“If I was boxing Sylvester Stallone. No he couldn’t beat me. Not boxing, maybe wrestling, maybe if you got a grip on me. Boxing, no I would knock him out.”

The actor hasn’t gotten himself into public feuds (yet) but it would be a fun match to watch if Sylvester Stallone boxed against The Tragedy of Macbeth actor in a ring.

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Written by Visarg Acharya

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Visarg Acharya, Associate Content Writer, has been heavily involved in movies, series, and history. Having an experience of 2 years in the field of content writing, Visarg is a seasoned writer. Having a degree in Physics, Visarg Acharya has published a dissertation alongside a plethora of poems and short stories along the way.