JAMIE FOXX: How Oprah Saved Me From Alcohol

Jamie Foxx was on a fast track to blowing his career after he made the movie "Ray" ... and Oprah told him so and scared him straight, according to TMZ.


The Academy Award-winning actor shared the story with  and confessed he was drinking and partying way too much back in 2005 when Oprah staged what amounts to an intervention.

Oprah called him and told Jamie straight-up he was ruining his career, saying, "All of this gallivanting and all this kind of s**t that's not what you want to do. I want to take you somewhere."

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