By Adesoba Toluwalope
American Comedian and actor, Nick Cannon, has tested positive for coronavirus.
The 40-year-old comedian and long time host of “The Nick Cannon Show” and “Wild ‘n Out will be stepping down as the host of Fox reality competition ‘The Masked Singer’ while he recovers from the virus.
The Father of three will be temporarily replaced by Niecy Nash in the first few episodes of the show’s fifth season, set to begin production on Thursday.
Niecy Nash had appeared on the show’s fourth season as a guest judge.
The fifth season of ‘The Masked Singer’ will premiere in March, with Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong, Robin Thicke, and Jenny McCarthy returning as judges.
Nick Cannon has been the host of “The masked singer” since the start of the show in January 2, 2019.