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Nick Cannon Says He’s Quitting ‘America’s Got Talent’

02/14/2017 at 7:11 | Posted by mwalusek
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 11:  TV personality Nick Cannon attends The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, California.
Photo Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics' Choice Awards

Nick Cannon is quitting “America’s Got Talent”..

He has hosted the reality competition since 2009, and says that NBC threatened to terminate his contract because of a racial joke he made during his recent Showtime stand-up special, “Stand Up, Don’t Shoot.”

NBC execs were considering firing Nick because the jokes violated a clause… he said NBC was trying to take his ‘black card”.

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