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ViacomCBS's Nick Cannon has just been let go after he recently made anti-Semitic comments on his podcast. A spokesman for ViacomCBS released a statement to CNN saying the company "condemns bigotry of any kind and we categorically denounce all forms of anti-Semitism." The statement continued, "while we support ongoing education and dialogue in the fight against bigotry, we are deeply troubled that Nick has failed to acknowledge or apologize for perpetuating anti-Semitism, and we are terminating our relationship with him."
Nick Cannon Fired From ‘Wild ‘n Out’ for Speech Some Say is Hateful
ViacomCBS has severed its business ties with television host Nick Cannon, citing "hateful speech" made by the entertainer during a podcast. He has hosted the sketch comedy and improvisation game show "Wild ‘n Out" on MTV and VH1 since 2005. The termination followed remarks made by Cannon in a podcast discussion with Richard “Professor Griff” Griffith, a former member of Public Enemy, released on June 30. The star took to social media Wednesday to apologize, and to criticize his firing.
Nick Cannon Fired From ViacomCBS After Anti-Semitic Remarks Made On Podcast | TODAY
3rd hour of TODAY’s Craig Melvin reports on the news that actor and comedian Nick Cannon has been dropped by ViacomCBS following anti-Semitic comments he made during a podcast.
Nick Cannon Dropped By ViacomCBS After Anti-Semitic Comments
Performer Nick Cannon was dropped by ViacomCBS after refusing to apologize for anti-Semitic comments made on a recent episode of his YouTube podcast, “Cannon's Class.” During the episode, Cannon said that “the Semitic people are Black people” while also saying that Black people were the “true Hebrews.” After ViacomCBS’s statement, Cannon took to Facebook, saying he was “disappointed” in their decision while demanding full ownership of his show "Wild ‘N Out" and an apology.
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