White people are upset at Nick Cannon Nick is under fire today for his controversial comments during a podcast. Also Wild 'n Out episodes gets pulled tonight.
Nick Cannon is addressing the comments he made on his recently released episode of Cannon’s Class. Cannon responded to backlash from his podcast discussion with Public Enemy member Richard “Professor Griff” Griffin.
The controversy surrounding these statements were compounded by the fact that Professor Griff was actually removed from Public Enemy following anti-Semitic comments he made back in 1989 to the Washington Post.
During a recent episode of his podcast “Cannon’s Class”
During the conversation, which reportedly took place last year but wasn’t released until June 30, the two discussed the term anti-Semitic, claiming it could not be used against Black people because “the Semitic people and language have nothing to do with white people,”
White are “lesser than” black people. He also said melanin contains soul and compassion.
ViacomCBS fires Nick Cannon over anti-Semitism
ViacomCBS is ending its decades-long relationship with Nick Cannon over the TV host's anti-Semitic statements. Cannon has been associated with Viacom since his days as a child actor on Nickelodeon in the 1990s.
Cannon made the comments while interviewing former Public Enemy member Professor Griff on a June episode of the show, Cannon's Class. Cannon said that "the Semitic people are Black people."
"You can't be anti-Semitic when we are the Semitic people," Cannon continued. "When we are the same people they want to be. That's our birthright." Cannon also said that Black people were "the true Hebrews."