Washington D.C., Aug. 22 -- : Jamie Foxx defended singer Sela Vave after they were spotted holding hands in Los Angeles, a few days before it was revealed that he parted his ways with Katie Holmes.

On Wednesday, Foxx, on his Instagram Live, addressed the criticism Vave received describing that the singer is simply his new artist and that throughout the course of his career he has made it his mission to take rising stars under his wing, reported People.

"When I met Ed Sheeran, I didn't know him from Adam. He slept on my couch for six weeks -- he ended up going on to do great things," Foxx said of the British singer.

"Nick Cannon was 13 years old, he would sleep in my old house. Before Ne-Yo was Ne-Yo, he would come to the crib. Everybody...