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Actor Jamie Foxx speaks during the taping of the Spike TV special tribute “Eddie Murphy: One Night Only” at the Saban theatre in Beverly Hills on Nov. 3, 2012.
“It’s like church over here. It’s like church in here. First of all, give an honor to God and our Lord and Savior Barack Obama. Barack Obama,” to a cheering audience.
The show, which aired Sunday night, was taped in Las Vegas a few days after the president’s reelection. Foxx, a longtime comedian and actor whose credits include comedic television series “In Living Color” and motion pictures “Any Given Sunday,” “Ray” and “Ali,” stars in a soon-to-be-released movie written and directed by Quentin Tarantino called “Django Unchained.”
And he’s also set to host Saturday Night Live on Dec. 8.
Your thoughts: Was it blasphemous what he said or does the entertainer get a pass because he’s a comedian and his comments came off the heels of a historic election?