Comedian, rapper, and television host of the Masked Singer Nick Cannon, will be absent from the start of season 5 after having contracted Covid 19. The 40-year-old is currently in quarantine and resting according to Variety, who first reported the story.
Niecy Nash is slated to fill in during his absence. Cannon is expected to return to his hosting duties later in the season. Season 5 is scheduled to premiere in March.