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Nick Cannon Sparks Controversy By Sporting Whiteface

Nick Cannon Sparks Controversy By Sporting Whiteface

Nick Cannon boldly sports a white face in a newly posted pic on Instagram!

“It’s official… I’m White!!! #WHITEPEOPLEPARTYMUSIC #Wppm in stores April 1st!!!!!!Dude Go Get It!!!Join The Party!!!! #GoodCredit #DogKissing #BeerPong #FarmersMarkets #FistPumping #CreamCheeseEating #RacialDraft “Bro I got drafted!!” the 33-year-old America’s Got Talent host captioned the pic.

He said with a surfer accent in a video, “Introducing Connor Smallnut!! #wppm.” Check out the video!

After sparking some debate online, Nick tweeted, “It’s funny how people take themselves so seriously. People love drama! We feed off of it. Just relax and have fun!!”

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Nick Cannon sporting white face?

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  • Xoxo

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  • sdf

    :Cue crying from white people: “It’s not fair”

  • LaCroix

    So it’s OK when a black person does this ..but not a white person.. the double standard hypocracy.. maybe we should just relax then when a WHITE person puts blackface on.. idiot.

  • Sim

    @sdf: I doubt white people care about Nick Cannon & his pathetic attempts to be relevant, in his dying career.

  • Nope

    @sdf: No. It just shows double standers. But whatever. As long as it’s a certain group/religion/race no one cares. You’re the same person that would cry racism for “black face” and yet “white face” is fine. Whatever no logic what so ever.

  • Linda

    This shows the double standard. If you think this is okay, then it’s okay for white people to do the blackface thing too. Don’t wanna ever hear Nick Cannon say that;s racism. Ever

  • allison

    You can’t tell a white person he/she don’t feel insulted. Just like one can’t tell a black person when he/she feels insulted. I agree this is a double standard and Nick should be called out for this. If not than don’t whine when a dancer decided to go in black face to a Halloween party. She meant no harm just channeling her favorite actress.

  • http://susantee susan tee

    Relax,,,,,, sometime we need unusual matter to have some fun.

  • Umm

    @allison: Did anyone read the title? “Nick Cannon Sparks Controversy By Sporting Whiteface”. It’s not okay when ANYONE does it. He was wrong and white people are wrong for doing black face. It’s not cool either way.


    racist prick

  • JO

    Yeah I remember on Halloween, that white actress that got a hell of a lot of backlash for her costume and black makeup to look like the character Crazy Eyes from Orange is the New Black, and she appologized. Double standard much?…

  • Umm

    @JO: IT’S NOT A DOUBLE STANDARD. Nick was wrong for doing it too. It’s a double standard when it’s right for one person and wrong for the other. IT’S WRONG ON BOTH SIDES.

  • Umm

    I’m black and think it’s wrong that Nick did it, so quit with this “double standard” BS. It’s wrong on both ends.

  • Gretchen

    Maybe if the US was built off hundreds of years of white people being slaves followed by decades of black people using whiteface and making laws to keep white people trapped in a position of oppression and humiliation followed by PRESENT DAY racism where people are arrested or shot at solely for being white people would care about white tears. Until then please take a sociology class or look up how reverse racism doesn’t exist so you can all stop embarrassing yourselves on here. And please don’t say “if we stop talking about it it will go away” That’s not a privilege that people who aren’t white have and not talking about it is a pretty convenient way for white people to pretend they’re not privileged

  • LaCroix

    @Gretchen: First off this isn’t about slavery, stop blame shifting issues. This is about racism. If people do not want to have the stigma of black & white issues this kind of behavior should not go unpunished or without repercussions. You can’t make fun of people because they are white, just like you can’t do that when someone is black or green or even purple. You don’t seem intelligent just bitter.

  • Dan

    @Gretchen: You sound so racist. wow. preaching hate is no way to get your point across.

  • Xoxo

    Why so sensitive?
    Not everybody believes in ‘offering the right cheek after the one has been smacked’
    Some believe in revenge
    You start it, I finish it
    And when a white man does the black face why do you whites not say a word? Why is it that what you do is for fun and not others?
    You will deal

  • Nope

    @Gretchen: Please just stop. You are a closed minded person saying the white people have privilege. I’m not saying it’s right that America was built using slaves but to shame people in 2014 for it is disgusting. Did you know that must white people ancestors weren’t slave owners. It is always fine for everyone to place blame on the white people because they have so much “privilege.” If black people are so oppressed then how come they have their own award shows, network, scholarships, and words exclusively for them? Now to me that doesn’t sound like oppression that sounds like privileges. I’m not going to waste my time with more because something tells me you wont even care but I will say that the people who claim to want racism to be over sure do bring it up a lot. Just look at the Obama threads if you say you don’t like him then you are racist because he is black not because he hasn’t done anything for the country, lets America citizens get spied on, has drones in other countries killing people, is becoming more of a celebrity then president, launching Obama Care which is horrible, and plenty of other things but no people don’t like him because he’s black that’s why. Liberals are so quick to jump on Conservatives even though liberals bring up race about 98 percent of the time. So next time you go around saying reserve racism doesn’t exist I want you to think about for a second and unless you magical know what every single Caucasian person goes through on a daily basis I want you to shut up because you have no idea what other people go through you sit on your computer and complain about white privilege. This is why the world is turning into labels because of people like you, going around being arrogant. I’m done and I hope you realize that you need to reevaluate your stand point before you go spreading your hate, but then again you probably wont.

  • Dan

    @Xoxo: You whites? another racist loser…

  • nana

    I was thinking the exact same thing – if a white person did this he/she would be called a racist and so on..

  • nana

    @Gretchen: Racism can go both ways you know, it’s not something that only happens to “black” people. I’m not saying we should just forget history, but come on enough with the ‘white people used to be bad people….’.


    What you get when you mix Lindsay Lohan and Nick Cannon together. I bet Mariah wouldn’t be thrilled with the new look.

  • soy

    there’s no such thing as “whiteface” wtf?

  • JAN


  • Lala

    I don’t like Nick Cannon in either face. It would be nice, if he’d just go away.

  • :)

    Who else doesn’t care when someone blackface or whitefaces it?

  • ?

    He still looks black just a lighter shade…….fail

  • xyzc


  • Bill Diggs

    @Dan: You’re obviously very uneducated. Poor thing.

  • Bill Diggs

    @Gretchen: Speak he truth, Gretchen. Entitled much, whites?

  • ugh

    1. If a white people does this (already did) it’s racism
    2. But he married Mariah and tattooed her name on his back, what did you expect of him?

  • Ferbot

    His skin doesn’t seem white for me, more like a light black .
    Anyway, he doesn’t offend the white people, only the
    black people.

  • Diedre

    @Gretchen: Wrong is wrong, period. Disrespecting another human being is wrong, no matter what color you are.
    It would appear that you think we need an era where it’s okay for African Americans to ‘pay back’ white people for slavery, civil rights violations, etc. Where is the logic in that? How on earth does that move us forward? And yes, there IS reverse racial discrimination. Humans, unfortunately, tend to pre-judge those who are different from themselves. It’s not a black/white thing, it’s a human thing.
    That doesn’t make it right. We all need to start looking at each other as fellow human beings rather than at race, religion, or sexuality.
    You need to take a good long look at yourself and your attitude.
    If you’re not part of the solution then you’re part of the problem.

  • Lena


    I actually think it should be okay when both white people and black people do this. Or any other ethnicity. It’s JUST makeup. It was a joke. And skin doesn’t even define the human soul. So why should momentary makeup?

    I think he has a sense of humor.


  • u people

    The comments on here are disqustingly ignorant and misinformed. Gretchen’s comment was spot on and still you attack with your entitled, PRIVILEGED responses. White privilege does exist and blackface is offensive and racist because of the history of it. White people dressed in blackface in order to humiliate and make cruel caricatures of black people. Caricatures that still take shape today in forms of archetypes and stereotypes. I’m a freaking freshman in college and even I know this. It’s pathetic that grown people still don’t comprehend the realities of the world we live in. Get over yourselves white people.

    Wake up and grow up.

    PS: Slavery is always relevant. It really wasn’t that long ago, especially considering the years of oppression, discrimination and segregation that followed it and continues today.

  • u people

    @nana: why is black people in quotations? We exist you idiot.

  • Sam

    @Gretchen: Black people were the ones who sold black slaves to white AND black people to begin with. White people abolished slavery. Whites were also held as slaves but no one ever seems to talk about that. All races had slaves and slaves were of all races. People are so ignorant and uneducated.

  • Someone

    How come no one is commenting on the fact that he’s using white stereotypes, from his name to his clothing to his hand gestures? As if all white guys are geeky surfers? That’s racist too, and if a white guy did blackface dressed in fubu throwing up gang signs, he’d be demonized and forced to apologize and goto racial sensitivity class.

  • That’s Right

    @u people:

    THANK YOU!! People need to Google “blackface” and understand what it truly means before jumping all over one another. All races have done some form of makeup to mock or portray a character however there is a BIG difference. There are gross examples of a true blackface portryal today but I won’t go into that. Blackface has become a term that is used too loosely with no understanding of its meaning. Also, there is no such thing as “whiteface.”

    Great title for JJ to stir up nonsense.



  • Sorry


    There have been white people on tv shows like SNL and others who have already did this and no big deal. One was portraying Jamaicans smoking weed. Nick isn’t saying racist slurs or portraying anyone in negative light. Valley talk is still popular and was adopted by many of colors of the rainbow, chill. Relax people. Whiteface is not a real term nor is it associated with years of oppression and racism, there is a huge difference. JJ just wanted you all too react.

  • greg

    Hang him

  • ok


    Well tell that to HW next time you go see a movie. The zombies and aliens will be grateful, they have feelings too!

  • Gina

    He’s giving racist white people a dose of thier own medicine. Besides, there is a lot of negative history surrounding black face, there is no such history with “white face.” So white people, sit the hell down and shut the hell up.



  • SMH

    What a douchebag. Look at all the jerks supporting this prejudice a$$hole.

  • Diedre

    @u people: I remember the time of race riots in the 60′s. I have marched in civil rights rallies. While I appreciate that you have attempted to educate yourself as to our nation’s history, I think you are missing the big picture. You advocate racism with your attitude.
    As I said before, we need to start respecting one another as human beings and stop arguing about things that happened in the past. It was abhorrent and shameful, but it cannot be changed.
    What CAN be changed is the present and the future.
    Stop focusing on the negative and work toward the positive.

  • tyrone biggums

    Obviously Nick is racist towards white people. Remember that next time he needs a ja. He may be jealous because so many white men wore ol’ Mariah Carry out long before he got it!! lol

  • Yep

    @Diedre: You got that right!