“The Masked Singer” host, Nick Cannon has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 40-year-old American comedian/actor is taking a hiatus from hosting the Fox reality competition while he quarantines and recovers from the coronavirus, a representative for the star told Variety.
The star will be temporarily replaced by Niecy Nash in the first few episodes of the Fox singing competition’ fifth season, which is set to begin production on Thursday, Variety reports.
Nash, 50, previously appeared on the show’s fourth season as a guest judge.
The fifth season of The Masked Singer is scheduled to premiere in March, with Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong, Robin Thicke, and Jenny McCarthy returning as judges.