US TV host Nick Cannon fired by ViacomCBS from his MTV show Wild ‘N Out on the grounds of anti-Semitic comments. Nick Cannon drew sharp criticism for his comments being anti- Semitic in an interview with Richard Griffin.
Nick Cannon in a conversation on his Podcast, Cannon’s Class on 30th June 2020 with Richard Griffin, known as Professor Griff a former Public Enemy member is being deemed to have used anti Semitic comments and later Cannon was dropped by ViacomCBS from his MTV show Wild ‘N Out on the grounds of anti-Semitic comments.
In the interview Nick Cannon said white people are “a little less,” “closer to animals,” “the true savages,” “acting out of a deficiency so the only way they can act is evil.”
On social media, Cannon later posted “Anyone who knows me knows that I have no hate in my heart nor malice intentions. I do not condone hate speech nor the spread of hateful rhetoric. We are living in a time when it is more important than ever to promote unity and understanding.”
Nick Cannon also posted “Until then, I hold myself accountable for this moment and take full responsibility because My intentions are only to show that as a beautiful human species we have way more commonalities than differences, So let’s embrace those as well as each other. We All Family!🙏🏾”