News | Entertainment
20 Jan 2020 6:42
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Nick Cannon likes to be called "corny"

    The 'Masked Singer' host - who has twins Moroccan and Monroe, eight, with ex-wife Mariah Carey, and son Golden, two, with model Brittany Bell - views the word, which can typically be used to mean embarrassing or lame, as a compliment because the people it is attached to are usually very successful


    Nick told the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column: "I'm always focused on making the best business move, so it's funny to me.

    "I always ask people to describe 'corny' ... The people you consider corny are the most successful, the most nonproblematic and the ones that get all the girls. So I like when people call me corny.

    "Nobody likes being in the trenches. So you can call me a square all day."

    The 38-year-old star will be on TV even more next year as he recently signed a deal to front his own syndicated daytime talk show.

    He previously said in a statement: "After leaving 'America's Got Talent', I wanted to focus on developing my own talk show.

    "I've always dreamed of a platform where I can speak to America and discuss pop culture, as well as the topics on everyone's mind. When I had the opportunity to guest host at my good friend Wendy Williams' show this year, I experienced the energy and excitement of a daytime talk show and instantly knew I found my audience."

    Nick originally wanted to host a "late night talk show", but will hopes to incorporate a late night "vibe" into his daytime series through "telling jokes".

    He said: "It's so exciting, this is something I've always wanted to do.

    "[I'll] be doing everything we see the bests do from Ellen [DeGeneres] to what we see Wendy [Williams] doing every day."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     18 Jan: Hank Azaria from The Simpsons says he will no longer voice Apu
     18 Jan: Trent Reznor has become a father for the fifth time
     18 Jan: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas used to have "show-and-tell nights" about their careers
     18 Jan: Will Smith rarely cursed in his music at the urging of his grandma
     18 Jan: Margot Robbie didn't feel like an adult until she learned to say "no"
     18 Jan: Laura Dern didn't find it "easy" returning to her career after having her children
     18 Jan: Rob Lowe befriended Liza Minnelli when he was just 10 years old
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Saracens failure to get their house in order may cost them even more More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Tourism giant Real Journeys is building a village for its staff at Walter Peak to beat exorbitant Queenstown rents More...



     Today's News

    Cricket:
    Conor McGregor's successful return to the UFC has sparked interest from an old foe 5:06

    Basketball:
    Newstalk ZB Sport - 4:36

    Politics:
    The regulation of cannabis is one of the reasons a psychotherapist is voting yes in this year's cannabis referendum 21:57

    Law and Order:
    NSW fire death toll climbs to 21 as 84-year-old man injured in Cobargo bushfire dies in hospital 21:17

    Business:
    Tourism giant Real Journeys is building a village for its staff at Walter Peak to beat exorbitant Queenstown rents 21:17

    International:
    Conor McGregor drops Cowboy Cerrone in 40 second TKO at UFC 246 in stunning return to the octagon 19:07

    Law and Order:
    Police are still trying to find the people involved in a brawl outside a Napier restaurant 18:37

    Rugby League:
    The Auckland Tuatara are looking to avoid a clean sweep from the Canberra Cavalry in their Australian Baseball League series tonight 18:07

    Cycling:
    Dylan Kennett has won the fifth and final stage of the New Zealand Cycle Classic in the Wairarapa 17:37

    Netball:
    There's no such thing as an easy game against England 17:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd