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Nick Cannon is still feeling the heat after making anti-Semitic comments during an exchange with former Public Enemy member Professor Griff on the June 30 episode of his "Cannon Class" podcast.

The public fallout was swift and harsh as ViacomCBS severed longstanding ties with the comedian, taking millions of dollars in revenue with them.

Cannon's bank account took another hit as his daytime talk show, The Nick Cannon Show, has gone on hiatus and his radio show on Power 106, Nick Cannon Mornings, is temporarily suspended.

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The talk show, which was scheduled to premiere later this year, is pushed to 2021, the show's producer, Lionsgate-owned Debmar-Mercury, confirmed in a statement obtained by Variety.com.

The production company said it is "standing by" Cannon, as did Fox TV, which said it is keeping him on as the MC of The Masked Singer -- for now.

Debmar-Mercury stated Cannon could redeem himself by meeting "with leaders of the Jewish community".

On Monday, Cannon visited the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, where he learned about the Holocaust and the millions of Jews who lost their lives in the Nazi concentration camps.

The father-of-three pledged his first paycheck from The Masked Singer to the Jewish center to continue its work.

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Cannon, 39, once known as one of the most powerful media personalities in America, was so despondent over his derailed career that he wrote a series of cryptic social media posts that sounded very much like suicide notes.

In the caption of a photo of himself and rapper Ryan Bowers, who took his own life, Cannon wrote:

"After waking up and barely rising from my own dark contemplation of continuing my physical existence on this planet, this powerful warrior actually had the balls to do it."

In an early morning tweet on July 17, he wrote: "I thought it couldn't get any worse. Then I watched my own community turn on me and call me a sell-out for apologizing. Goodnight. Enjoy Earth."

He followed up by tweeting, "Y'all can have this planet. I'm out!"

Cannon has been "counseled" by Jewish manager Guy Oseary, whose celebrity clients include Madonna and U2, according to Variety.

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Lena Waithe is helping to pay the bills of Instagram users during the ongoing coronavirus lockdowns in America.

During an appearance on The Late Show with James Corden on Monday, the Emmy-winning screenwriter said she's been giving money to people on Instagram in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Waithe is giving money directly to people who need it through an app rather than donating to the political organization, since none of the hundreds of millions of dollars BLM has received in donations is going to Black communities.

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The 36-year-old Chicago native says giving money to Instagram users is a "humbling" experience.

"When the cameras leave and when the dust settles, Hillman Helps will still be here," she said, referencing her company, Hillman Grad Productions. "I'm a big believer in community, I'm a big believer in tribe."

Waithe noted she paid out almost $50,000 from her own bank account.

"We've literally just been going through the Instagram and people asking us for certain amounts and they're not asking for a lot," she said.

"It really has been a humbling and inspiring experience for me to talk to these people and to communicate with them. We've been able to help some folks out and it's been a beautiful thing."

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The Hollywood Police Department in Hollywood, Florida severed ties with former NFL player Antonio Brown after he disrespected their officers during a public meltdown.

The 31-year-old former NFL wide receiver live-streamed himself shouting expletives at his baby mama - in front of their minor kids and a small army of police officers.

The Hollywood police were called to Brown's home following a dispute with his baby mama on Dec. 14.

"Get the f**k out of here you b**ch a** pu**ies!" he yelled, as police escorted Chelsie Kyriss and their children to patrol cars.

The department was so outraged over Brown's treatment of their officers that they returned his donation for their Police Athletic League field.

"While officers were on the scene, Mr. Brown treated them with disrespect and disdain," said a police spokesperson.

"We made the decision to sever ties between Mr. Brown and the Hollywood Police Athletic League. We did not want our youth to be subject to this type of behavior nor emulate the actions of Mr. Brown."

According to TMZ, cops returned Brown's donation for their 7-on-7 league and they banned him from working out on their field ever again.

"We will not take money from a donor that we cannot have our youth be proud of or represent our organization."

If Brown sets foot on the PAL field again, he could be arrested for trespassing.
 

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith made headlines in May when he made a generous pledge to pay off student loans for Morehouse College graduates.

Now Smith has extended his pledge to pay off the debts of their parents as well.

The pledge to pay off student loans for Morehouse grads and their parents will cost Smith $34 million.

The graduates learned of Smith's new pledge to pay off the educational debt of their parents in a letter sent out by the school.

"On behalf of the eight generations of my family who have been in this country, we're gonna put a little fuel in your bus," said Smith during his surprise announcement at Morehouse College in May.

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"Now I've got the alumni over there. This is a challenge to you, alumni. This is my class, 2019. And my family is making a grant to eliminate their student loans," said Smith, referring to his wife, Hope.

22-year-old finance major Aaron Mitchom figured he could pay off $200,000 in student loans in 25 years if he allotted half his salary to the debt.

After hearing Smith's announcement at the commencement in May, Mitchom cried.

"I don't have to live off of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I was shocked. My heart dropped. We all cried. In the moment it was like a burden had been taken off," he said in an interview after the commencement.

Tina Mitchom, Aaron's mom, said eight family members, including Mitchom’s 76-year-old grandmother, co-signed on the loans to help him graduate.

"It takes a village," she said. "It now means he can start paying it forward and start closing this gap a lot sooner, giving back to the college and thinking about a succession plan' for his younger siblings."

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