Nick Cannon has addressed the antisemitic comments he made in 2020.

The 42-year-old was fired by US media giant ViacomCBS for “hateful speech and antisemitism”,

following a podcast episode where he referred to white and Jewish people “savages”.

Cannon sparked further controversy after publishing a conversation on his YouTube channel with former Public Enemy member Professor Griff.

The interaction saw Cannon claim that white and Jewish people in positions

of power have a “lack of compassion” as they do not have melanin in their skin.

“They’re acting out of fear, they’re acting out of low self-esteem, they’re acting out of a deficiency,”

Cannon claimed. “So, therefore, the only way that they can act is evil. They have to rob, steal, rape, kill in order to survive