Nick Cannon fired after controversial comments

Viacom CBS cut ties with Cannon, who made racial and anti-Semitic comments on his podcast and is also accused of perpetuating an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory.
2:28 | 07/15/20

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We are back now with that new fallout for Nick Cannon. The actor, rapper and television host fired by viacom overnight following racial and anti-semitic comments he made on his podcast. Ill Eva has the details for us. Reporter: Cannon has been on social media tweeting both messages of support and attack. The network saying they fired cannon after he promoted hateful speech on his podcast on YouTube. Overnight backlash for Nick Cannon after these controversial comments on his podcast, "Cannon's class." We are the semitic people. We are the same people that you -- who they want to be, that's our birthright. Reporter: Viacom CBS announcing they are cutting ties with the comedian. What about the big ear of corn. Reporter: Who they've had a decades long relationship with. The people that don't have it have -- are -- and I'm going to say this carefully. Are a little less. Reporter: In the June 30th episode cannon speaking to professional griff. The only way they can act is evil. The only way -- they have to rob, steal, rape, kill and fight in order to survive. Exactly. So these people who didn't have what we had and when I say we, I speak of the people, they had to be savages. Reporter: The 39-year-old host facing criticism for H comments accused of perpetuating a conspiracy therapy. The blood lines that control everything even outside of America. Reporter: Cannon who most recently hosted "The masked singer" taking to social media to explain, anyone who knows me knows that I have no hate in my heart nor malice intentions but stopped short of apologizing instead saying I hold myself accountable for this moment and take full responsibility. Cannon's long-running show "Wild N' out" airs on vh. 1. Viacom saying they condemn bigotry any kind. Viacom telling ABC news we are deeply troubled Nick has failed to acknowledge or apologize for perpetuating anti-semitism and are terminating our relationship with him. Robin. All righty, Eva, thank you so much.

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