News: Nick Cannon Speaks After Hospitalization, "Thank You All For All Your Love, Prayers & Concern"

Thursday, Jan 5, 2012 8:17AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Hollywood actor/rapper Nick Cannon has provided a small update for concerned fans after his wife/singer Mariah Carey broke the news of his hospitalization yesterday (January 4).

While brief with his words, Cannon thanked supporters and said he was being brought to Los Angeles.

"Currently being transfered to a hospital in LA. Thank you all for all your love, prayers and concern. You know me... I will be a'ight," he tweeted January 4th. (Nick Cannon's Twitter)

Yesterday, Carey broke the news of her husband's kidney complications.

"Please pray for Nick as he's fighting to recover from a mild kidney failure. #mybraveman http://pic.twitter.com/ZtH2kIOV," she tweeted January 4th. (Mariah Carey's Twitter)

She also posted a message on her blog to explain the situation's seriousness.

"This is us in the hospital - role reversal; Last year it was me attached to the machines (after having dembabies) and Nick was there with me through it, and now here we are. We're trying to be as festive as possible under the circumstances but please keep Nick in your thoughts because this is very painful. They tried to kick me out of the hospital but here I am pon de bed with Mr. C. We're doing OK but we're "straaaaaanded in Aspen". #DramaticDivaPlace (I know, we could be in a lot worse places) but the truth is as long as we're together, we're OK. I'm not trying to make light out of the situation because it's a serious moment that's very tough on all of us so please keep us and our family in your prayers. LYM." (Mariah Carey's Blog)

The married couple welcomed their first children together last April.

It's official -- Mimi is now a mama! Mariah Carey gave birth to twins - a boy and a girl - on Saturday. The 41-year-old singing superstar gave birth at 12:07 p.m. EDT at an undisclosed hospital in Los Angeles, Mariah's rep, Cindi Berger, told the Associated Press. Nick and Mariah's baby girl was reportedly born first, weighing 5 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 18 inches long; while her brother was next, at 5 pounds 6 ounces, and was 19 inches. The twins coincidentally arrived on the couple's fourth wedding anniversary. (Access Hollywood)

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