Nick Cannon Tests Positive for COVID Amid Reports ‘Wild ‘N Out’ Set to Return To TV

Published: Thursday 4th Feb 2021 by Rashad

While Nick Cannon dominated news Thursday (February 4) with a number of reports indicating his highly publicized severed relationship with ViacomCBS had been repaired, the news was followed with reports the star tested positive for COVID-19.

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In July 2020, Cannon was the brunt of controversy after making remarks many deemed anti-Semitic (click here to read more).  The blowback was harsh and included a dissolution of his relationship with media conglomerate ViacomCBS (who quickly distanced themselves from the 40-year-old by yanking his programs off the air).

After a public apology from Nick in the time that followed the incident, ViacomCBS teased a reconciliation – one that was confirmed this week.  According to our friends at Variety, the business move was sealed after Cannon not only made amends through apologies but also by partnering with Jewish leaders to learn cultural competence.

“Nick has not only apologized and taken responsibility for his comments, but he has also worked to educate himself and others through engagement with Jewish leaders and on his platforms,” an MTV Entertainment Group spokesperson said. “Those efforts are of the utmost importance and that’s why we have invited him to rejoin our team.”

The rapper-turned-entertainment mogul’s re-established relationship will see ‘Wild ‘N Out’ return to MTV new episodes later this year.

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Not long after fans began to celebrate the news, reports surfaced Cannon had been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Report:

Nick Cannon is temporarily being replaced as the Masked Singer host after testing positive for COVID-19, Us Weekly can confirm.

The Drumline actor, 40, will be missing from the first few episodes of season 5 of the reality competition series… confirming Niecy Nash will be filling in as the guest host on the show, which started production earlier that day.”

[source:  Variety]

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  1. Fancy BISH 💎 February 5, 2021

    Karma has come for this evil vile black devil. ✊🏻✊🏻✊🏻✊🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻✊🏻✊🏻✊🏻✊🏻👳🏿‍♂️👳🏾‍♂️

    • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) February 5, 2021

      Just like karma’s coming for you Misty Knight. Nick has millions…what do you have??? I thought so 🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻

    • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) February 5, 2021

      Just like karma’s coming for fake Marilyn & The lame trashy bish. GB had already cancelled him and you are next💅🏿💅🏿💅🏿💅🏿

      • Fancy BISH 💎 February 5, 2021

        WHAT GB? What are you talking TROLL? Real Marilyn and I are doing fine and will continue to do fine, while you spend your time following us on here. You are such a joke, your life is such a joke that’s why you will always be the number one CLOWN. If we were cancelled, then we wouldn’t be on here doing us.

      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) February 5, 2021

        Blah blah blah. You aren’t doing fine. You’re doing awful. You and the Old Marilyn belong together as you’re both illiterate racist trolls. You can create 100 different profiles on here, but I will ALWAYS know who you are Dummy Danzou.

      • Fancy BISH 💎 February 5, 2021

        COCO you still haven’t told me what GB is? I’m surprised that you even knew how to spell illiterate, you properly had to go and look it up.

      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) February 5, 2021

        I don’t know either Danzou…why don’t you ask the Old Illiterate Marilyn…the one who posted the nonsensical comment. And I’m sure lots of simple things surprise you stupid. Kisses 💋💋💋 LMAO

      • Fancy BISH 💎 February 5, 2021

        Fancy CLOWN, you are making less sense than usual.

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