By apparently making it of the unknown that Jamie Foxx isn't actually his literal name. Peculiar Twitter users who shall remain nameless were a bit behind the game after the discovery. Foxx, whose name is actually Eric Bishop used the name "Jamie Foxx" when he first started out in stand up comedy. The name often helped him get first picks to go first, as many venues, would often let the ladies go first over the men. The name worked, and, eventually caused all kinds of confusion about who it was. Meanwhile, score for Foxx for defeating the internet at its own game.