Nick Cannon Responds to Backlash Following Anti-Semitic Comments

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White supremacy has been a global issue for years and, despite the progress that has been made in regards to these kinds of hate crimes. But a few people have flipped it around on Nick Cannon as they accused him of “black supremacy” after he made lots of anti-semitic comments and discussed the history of white people.

Now he has finally responded to all the backlash…

After making some really disgusting comments about the Jewish community, he then went onto discuss the history behind how white people became “savages.” Now he’s responded to the entire fiasco with a Facebook statement.

First, let’s start with the Jewish community. Despite Isreal being the only explicitly Jewish state and the only state with a Jewish majority, the overall worldwide population reaches figures of around fifteen million.

The US has an estimated population of 5.3 million Jewish people, which is 40.2 percent of the overall Jewish population.

It encompasses the religion, philosophy, and culture of Jewish people, and it is considered by its believers to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Isreal. It contains a wide body of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization.

The genocide of European Jews that was carried out between 1941-1945  involved Nazi Germany capturing and containing Jewish people in concentration camps across Europe.  

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An estimated 6 million Jewish people were killed in the Holocaust, along with 11 million others. Jews were tortured, worked to death, and killed in extremely inhumane and unconventional ways.

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The most famous memorial is found in Berlin, Germany, which contains a 19,000 square meter site covered with 2,711 concrete slabs arranged in a grid pattern to commemorate the millions of Jewish people who lost their lives in the Holocaust.

Despite the tragedies that generations of Jewish people have lived through, the community often to celebrates and remembers the lives of the victims of these horrific crimes, and, most importantly, they embrace the religion that they are proud to be a part of.

Despite the peaceful and private nature of religions, especially of Judaism, sick individuals around the world like to believe that they are superior and express hate and prejudice against religious people for no reason at all – well, for no reason other than their ignorance and arrogance…

The Wild ‘n’ Out out star has been hounded by fans and critics alike after he made some very contreversial comments on his podcast.

“You can’t be anti-Semitic when we are the Semitic people.”

“When we are the same people who they want to be. That’s our birthright. We are the true Hebrews.”

Cannon was dropped by ViacomCBS in a lengthy statement after they agreed that his comments were inappropriate and had anti-semitic undertones. I mean, some of you might be thinking he hasn’t made a direct “racist” comment, but do you fully understand what he’s saying by making such a remark? He’s promoting the idea that you can’t be discriminatory.

“ViacomCBS condemns bigotry of any kind and we categorically denounce all forms of anti-Semitism.” His actions were heavily criticized as they continued in their lengthy statement.

“We have spoken with Nick Cannon about an episode of his podcast ‘Cannon’s Class’ on YouTube, which promoted hateful speech and spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. While we support ongoing education and dialogue in the fight against bigotry, we are deeply troubled that Nick has failed to acknowledge or apologize for perpetuating anti-Semitism, and we are terminating our relationship with him.”

Cannon claimed some very problematic things about white people too, saying that their “lack of melanin” makes them “fearful.”

He was speaking in evolutionary terms meaning that their current “lack of compassion” comes from white people “in the past”.

Yikes, that’s not a way of going about things at all, is it?

“Nick Cannon has gone full black supremacist. This is 100% certified racist.” This has been a rough week for the star and it continues to get worse as he faces more and more consequences.

“Anyone who knows me knows that I have no hate in my heart nor malice intentions. I do not condone hate speech nor the spread of hateful rhetoric.”

He continued: “I encourage more healthy dialogue and welcome any experts, clergy, or spokespersons to any of my platforms to hold me accountable and correct me in any statement that I’ve made that has been projected as negative.”

“To me apologies are empty… What we need is healing. What we need is discussion. Correct me. I don’t tell my children to say, ‘I’m sorry.’ I want them to understand where they need to be corrected. And then that’s how we grow.” Okay… Is that meant to be his apology? Keep scrolling to see how one blatant racist got what he deserved.