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Nick Cannon blames Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Talk for the Oscar slap

Nick Cannon blames Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk for the Oscar slap

Nick Cannon strongly suggested that if it weren’t for Jada Pinkett Smith Red table talk series, the 2022 Oscars fiasco could never have happened.

Speaking on the Thursday (April 27) episode of the podcast hosted by Amazon, Daily Canonthe The Masked Singer The presenter celebrated the “good” news that Smith’s Facebook Watch program had been cancelled.

“If there isn’t Red table talkthen [Will Smith] Cannon said.

smith husband, men in black Will star stunned the world when he walked on stage during the 94th Academy Awards and slapped comedian Rock across the face in response to a joke about his wife’s shaved head.

Cannon said he believes Will’s gruff reaction stems from the series’ infamous 2020 episode, in which the Oscar winner joined his wife to talk about her “entanglement” with singer Auguste Elsinna.

“I don’t want to know all this *** about you all,” said the TV presenter.

“I just want to mind my black business,” Cannon said. “I don’t want to be in everyone else’s kitchen. Keep this s*** to yourselves.”

Nick Cannon and Jada Pinkett Smith

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Abby De La Rosa, the mother of three of Cannon’s children, disagreed and told him to stop criticizing the series.

She responded saying “it was an honest table”. “It feels human, like they’re people. It feels connected. They’re trash too, like the rest of us.”

Canon and De La Rosa’s statements follow news that the company owned by Mark Zuckerberg was pulling components from its Facebook Watch assets, including Smith’s. Red table talk series, one of the best hack games for the platform.

The move comes amid Meta’s cost-cutting initiative, which has affected many departments across the company.

Smith’s popular chat show, which she hosted with her mom, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and her daughter, Willow, has ended after five seasons.

During its five-year run, which debuted in May 2018, the series has amassed more than 11 million followers, along with its corresponding discussion group of 600,000 members.