Jamie Foxx: His Sister With Down’s Syndrome Is The Real Star!
Actor, musician, funnyman…there are only a few things that superstar Jamie Foxx can’t do. But if you ask him who’s the real star of the family, he’ll quickly point to his younger sister, DeOndra Dixon.
DeOndra was born with Down’s Syndrome, the genetic disorder typically associated with physical growth delays, characteristic facial features, and mild to moderate intellectual disability.
“She speaks her mind and knows that there’s nothing she can’t do,” shares Jamie. “She has such a special quality, and she can light up a room. I don’t know where she gets it. It’s amazing.”
Here’s how Jamie describes her as the true star in the family.
“When I’m doing the music video for ‘Blame It On The Alcohol’, my sister say, ‘Big Bro, you gonna let me get down in the video, right? I want to dance in the video’ So we’re shooting and it’s getting late, so she says