Nick Cannon is relieved that Jada Pinkett Smith’s “toxic” program “Red Table Talk” was canceled by Facebook.
Meta is closing the Facebook Watch originals group, whose tiny roster of series featured the breakthrough success “Red Table Talk,” presented by Jada Pinkett Smith.
‘Red Table Talk’ Cancellation And Nick Cannon’s Reaction
A Meta official acknowledged the company’s decision to close its Facebook Watch originals group but refused to say more.
Nick Cannon welcomed the “good” news on their program “The Daily Cannon Show” on Thursday. He stated that if there had been no “Red Table Talk,” Jada’s husband, Will Smith, would not have smacked Chris Rock when the comedian made light of her hair loss during the 2022 Academy Awards.
Nick said that he thinks Will Smith’s outburst was caused by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith putting their marital troubles “to the table” in 2020 to address Jada’s “entanglement” with musician August Alina.
Cannon, 42, informed his radio show co-hosts that the pair was “royalty” before revealing their open marriage, adding, “He doesn’t want to know all this s–t about them.” “He just wants to mind his own business and doesn’t want to be up in everybody else’s kitchen,” he said. He tells them to keep such nonsense to themselves.
Abby De La Rosa, who has three children with Cannon, expressed her disagreement with the “All That” alum and asked him to stop criticizing the “toxic table.”
She argued that it was an honest table and that the people sitting at it were still royalty. According to her, it felt relatable and human, and that everyone sitting at the table was just as flawed as the rest of us.
There will be no additional seasons of any of the Facebook Watch originals. Moving ahead, Meta’s entertainment team will concentrate on developing virtual-reality experiences in Meta Horizon Worlds, which will be accessible through Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger.
Mina Lefevre, the group’s head of development and programming, is leaving the firm as a result of the discontinuation of Facebook Watch originals.
After working as MTV’s director of narrative production, Lefevre joined Meta (then known as Facebook) in 2017. Lefevre reported to Ricky Van Veen, Meta’s VP of creative strategy.