Mariah's music was the soundtrack for twins' birth
May 13th, 2011
09:36 AM ET

Mariah's music was the soundtrack for twins' birth

Even in the delivery room, Mariah Carey turned up the music.

Hubby Nick Cannon says that besides videotaping the April 30 delivery of twins Monroe and Moroccan , they also played some special music to help welcome their little boy and girl into the world.

"Now my wife wanted to make sure that when the babies came out, that they came out not only to a Mariah Carey song, but a live performance from Mariah Carey—her Madison Square performance of 'Fantasy'—so they came out to a round of applause," Cannon says on Friday's edition of the OWN network's "Gayle King Show."

As for the twins' unique names, Cannon admits that they are a bit over-the-top. "Of course we got to keep our celebrity weirdness up!" he tells King.

And speaking of names, Cannon insists he doesn't mind being referred to as "Mr. Mariah Carey."

"At times it used to frustrate me," he says. "When I step back and look at my life as a whole, I could be called a lot of worse things than Mr. Mariah Carey."

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  1. Tryna

    That song was nice. Hope to see more of these guys smedoay!And that girl was cute

    February 13, 2012 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Mike H.

    After reading many of these posts it's no wonder America has fallen in the eyes of the world...and why Republicans have as much support as they do. Anyway, in an attempt to prop this forum up, I hope Mariah and Nick put their twins' welfare ahead of their own careers. Good luck to the family.

    May 17, 2011 at 4:42 am | Report abuse |
  3. Diane

    Isn't that child abuse?

    May 13, 2011 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Superhiro

    Hmm... not sure I would've picked "Fantasy" out of all her songs for that occasion, but whatever. Good luck to the new family.

    May 13, 2011 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Evel Knievel

    Her kids will never starve with those huge cans she's got.

    May 13, 2011 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Sheba

    Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have beautiful children and babies are a blessing from God.

    May 13, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chaz Bono

      Sheba. I love your name and would love to go down on your hot smelly fishmarket. Gimme your phone number. In the meantime here is a gift for you...*POOT*!!!

      May 13, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  7. m.palato

    Congratulations!! Mariah & Nick. Children are Gods gifts!!!

    May 13, 2011 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  8. penny

    Nick will be leaving Pariah very soon.

    May 13, 2011 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  9. Peace

    Poor babies! It's bad enough she's gonna lul them to sleep w/ that voice! But to be brought into the world w/it??? Again, poor babies!

    May 13, 2011 at 11:44 am | Report abuse |
  10. Mormon

    Who cares about the kids. Look at her enormous cans!

    May 13, 2011 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  11. OOOOGA BOOOOGA

    In Africa we hade doodoo of many flavors.

    May 13, 2011 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  12. MadCityBabe

    and so the Narcissism continues..............

    May 13, 2011 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  13. Jamal

    The doodooo makes skin niiiice and dark. Also protects baby from mosquitos.

    May 13, 2011 at 10:04 am | Report abuse |
  14. Jamal

    I herd she rub doodooo on them as soon as born. This be African tribal custom.

    May 13, 2011 at 10:00 am | Report abuse |
  15. Christian Slater

    For the last time. YES...Im Gay.

    May 13, 2011 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
  16. LumberJack

    Why doesnt Pariah spend some of her millions on a boobjob.

    May 13, 2011 at 9:54 am | Report abuse |
  17. Jamal

    Ratboy and mousegirl be some miiiiighty fugly children.

    May 13, 2011 at 9:51 am | Report abuse |
  18. LEON

    So that is why her kids are so ugly.

    May 13, 2011 at 9:50 am | Report abuse |
    • InternetSpy

      Howard Stern keeps busting on Nick Cannon because he's friends with Stone & Digital Dave.

      [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kK8unfCCdQQ&w=640&h=390]

      May 13, 2011 at 12:35 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Ian

    Its a wonder they werent stillborn.

    May 13, 2011 at 9:49 am | Report abuse |

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