News: Nick Cannon Addresses Mariah Carey Pregnancy Reports

Wednesday, Jun 2, 2010 11:16PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Actor/Rapper Nick Cannon has addressed today's reports that claim his wife Mariah Carey is expecting their first child together.

Writing via Twitter, Cannon said private matters would be addressed on Carey's own terms.

"If & when my wife is ready to make ANY announcements about private matters she will do it personally. Thanks for being respectful GodBless."
"My heart goes out to any woman who has to deal with public scrutiny and speculation pertaining to their private life REAL TALK!" (Nick Cannon's Twitter)

Reports of their pregnancy began to circulate online Wednesday (June 2).

The 40-year-old pop diva recently dropped out of her next film gig -- a role in Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf -- fueling rumors that she's pregnant. Now a source close to Mariah and husband Nick Cannon tells RadarOnline.com the couple -- who renewed their vows to celebrate their second anniversary in May -- are expecting their first child. "They're both very excited and very happy," dished our insider. (Radar Online)

A Carey representative neither confirmed nor denied the pregnancy reports.

When contacted, Mariah's longtime rep Cindi Bergergave RadarOnline.com a rather cryptic comment. "I'm not at liberty to discuss Mariah's personal life at this time," the publicist told RadarOnline.com, a statement that did not outwardly deny the pregnancy. (Radar Online)

The couple have been married for over two years.

Although the couple has made no secret of their desire to start a family since they wed on April 30, 2008, they've relished their child-free years by renewing their vows and holding true to other traditions. (OK Magazine)

No further details have been revealed as of now.

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