FAKE NEWS ALERT!
Nick Cannon’s team is setting the record straight! Reports surfaced yesterday (August 12) that Nick is planning on suing Viacom for $1.5 billion over rights to Wild N’ Out. However, his team is refuting that.
Reported on TMZ, Nick’s people’s told the publication that the reports are not true. Nick’s reps say he’s focused on uniting people to fight against bigotry, racism, and hate. They also say “a huge payday” is the last thing Nick is thinking about. The article also reports the comedian doesn’t plan on suing MTV.
Last month, Viacom terminated its business relationship with Nick. after he made what was deemed anti-Semitic comments on his podcast, Cannon’s Class. Since then, Nick issued an apology and even met with Rabbi Abraham Cooper.
Check out Nick’s official statement regarding the situation: