What a week for Nick Cannon.
In a few short days, he went from being an uncontroversial jokester, who seemed to be liked by most, to a person many have called racist.
Cannon caused a firestorm this week when a June episode of his Cannon's Class podcast went viral. In the clip, while speaking to Professor Griff, Cannon called white people "evil" and relayed conspiracy theories about Jewish people controlling the world.
Viacom CBS fired Cannon for his comments, while Fox said they'll keep him on their show The Masked Singer as host after he apologized
Now he's now taking a break from his Power 106 radio show so he can reflect upon his mistakes.
Morning radio family. I have decided to take some time away from my radio show so I can commit myself to deeper, more thorough reflection and education.— Nick Cannon (@NickCannon) July 16, 2020
I will use this time to establish an action plan towards real, impactful change and advocacy aimed at bringing people together.— Nick Cannon (@NickCannon) July 16, 2020
I continue to express my gratitude to the Rabbis, community leaders and institutions who have reached out to me to help enlighten me.— Nick Cannon (@NickCannon) July 16, 2020
Their input and friendship will help me as I further commit myself to more profound learning and towards strengthening the bond between the Black and Jewish cultures every day going forward.— Nick Cannon (@NickCannon) July 16, 2020