EXCLUSIVE: 'Sleepless' Stars Jamie Foxx And Michelle Monaghan Open Up About America's Political Climate

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In an exclusive video interview with ESSENCE, Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan give their thoughts on the fall out from the U.S. presidential election.

It's no secret that the 2016 presidential election was explosive, divisive and at times wildly inappropriate.

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“This past political thing was horrible for the kids” the multi-talented Jamie Foxx tells ESSENCE, "because if you can't have your children watch political debates and watch Presidential debates, that's where I think you got it wrong.”

In an interview promoting his latest action packed movie Sleepless — which hit theaters last Friday — Foxx shared his thoughts on the race, saying it was “sort of horrific on both ends.”

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Even though the election rocked us all to the core and left us reeling, the star seems optimistic. “Regardless of who the president is, the spirit of America is always going to be great," he said.

Check out the video for more on our exclusive chat with Jamie Foxx and his Sleepless co-star Michelle Monaghan.

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