Jamie Foxx not allowed on college musical stage because of black

Vastavam web: Oscar winner Jamie Foxx revealed he encountered racism before his Hollywood career took off.Foxx recounted an incident in college saying he was not allowed to appear on stage in a musical because of his ethnicity. The 50-year-old star, who was in conversation with comic Sarah Silverman on “Off Script”, said he used to sing his parts from behind the curtains as African Americans were not a part of the production team, People magazine reported.The Grammy-winning actor-singer, however, did not reveal the name of the play. He attended United States International University, where he studied classical music and composition.Foxx added, “And that’s how I learned about musicals.”