Jamie Foxx becomes target of racial slur
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx recently became a target of racial discrimination in Croatia. The police have filed disorderly conduct charges against two people who used a racial slur to insult Foxx in a restaurant.
According to the police, they acted after receiving reports on Sunday of “particularly arrogant and rude” insults made against restaurant guests, including “one of the guests on racial grounds”, reports telegraph.co.uk.
The police statement did not name Foxx as the target, but the actor briefly posted comments about the incident on his Instagram profile before deleting them.
Foxx mentioned an offensive racial term among the examples of the vulgar language used.
The police officials said they are investigating whether to pursue other charges against the men.
Foxx was in Dubrovnik, a resort on the Adriatic Sea, filming “Robin Hood: Origins”, in which he plays Little John.