Nick Cannon and ViacomCBS are on friendly terms again after he met with Jewish community leaders following his anti-Semitic outburst last month.
Variety explains ViacomCBS has "opened the door" for the disgraced comedian to work with the company again at some point in the future.
A ViacomCBS source told Variety that Chris McCarthy, president of entertainment and youth brands at ViacomCBS, praised Cannon for going on an apology tour to Jewish community centers.
The source said McCarthy and Cannon have been in touch in recent weeks, after he was abruptly terminated in July for calling white people and Jews "the true savages" who act "evil" and "rob, steal, rape, kill in order to survive" on his podcast show, "Cannon's Class,".
Speaking at a town hall with employees on Monday, McCarthy described himself as "hopeful" that ViacomCBS would "find a way" to work with Cannon again.
"I struggle with the fact that Nick, a longtime partner and friend of ours, is on this journey and we're not part of that journey," McCarthy said. He added, "I am hopeful we find a way to bring these two things together and hopefully we will have the opportunity to do that with Nick again."
Earlier this month, Cannon appeared on the American Jewish Committee's online program, AJC Advocacy Anywhere, where he apologized again for insulting the Jewish people.
He said he'd recently discovered his ancestors are Black and Jewish. "I come from a Jewish family," Cannon said, after he discovered his great-grandfather was a "Spanish rabbi."
"My mother has been calling me every single day since this happened with so much family history," Cannon shared. He said his mother told him his "great-grandfather was a Spanish rabbi. He's a Sephardic Jewish man."
"So, as much heat as I've been catching from the public and the outside, this hit home for my family in a real way because I come from a Black and Jewish family on my mother's side," he said.
Cannon, 39, has been very vocal in Black Lives Matter's efforts to defund the police following the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis in May.
Cannon was upset when his friends and Black Lives Matter didn't rush to his defense following the public backlash. He took to social media and hinted he might harm himself.