Nick Cannon says daughter's a diva like mom
June 24th, 2011
08:12 AM ET

Nick Cannon says daughter's a diva like mom

For new dad Nick Cannon, there seems to be some truth to the saying that the apple doesn't fall from the tree.

The actor and comedian told Us Weekly that his son with Mariah Carey, two-month-old Moroccan, takes after him while Moroccan’s twin, Monroe, is more like a mini-Mariah.

“My son is laid back like me,” he explains. “My daughter's a diva like her mom!”

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Nick Cannon is 'Famous'
May 31st, 2011
03:02 PM ET

Nick Cannon is 'Famous'

Besides being a DJ, host of "America's Got Talent" and Mr. Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon has also been an actor, comic and aspiring music star.

The last two are on display in his latest song and music video "Famous," featuring singer Akon.

In the video for the upbeat song, Cannon portrays several famous stars, including the late Michael Jackson and M.C. Hammer. He even spoofs YouTube sensation Antoine Dodson.

The song has become so hot that it has already spawned a spoof of the spoof in which Cannon appears with another YouTube sensation, young Keenan Cahill.

Case closed on Mariah Carey's Guinness controversy
May 27th, 2011
04:06 PM ET

Case closed on Mariah Carey's Guinness controversy

The investigation into allegations that Mariah Carey was drinking alcohol in the hospital following the recent birth of her twins has been closed, her rep confirmed to CNN.

"Disturbing that an anonymous caller would call child protective services but they legally have to follow up," said Carey's spokesperson, Cindi Berger. "What an utter waste of tax payers dollars. Yes, the case is closed."

Carey's husband Nick Cannon said earlier that the complaint to the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services may have been triggered by a nurse's suggestion that a small amount of dark beer could help Carey's breastfeeding. A social worker later visited Carey in the hospital.

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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."

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Tamar Braxton: Mariah named her twins what?
Tamar Braxton, left, and her sister Toni Braxton attend a gala in New York on May 3 2010.
May 11th, 2011
05:33 PM ET

Tamar Braxton: Mariah named her twins what?

As the youngest and most vocal member of her family, Tamar Braxton is rarely at a loss for words on WE's "Braxton Family Values."

The backup singer was left speechless, however, during a recent Vulture interview in which she learned that Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon had named their twins Monroe and Moroccan, with the latter being a tribute to a room in their house.

"I mean, my mouth is dropped. Like, whaaat?" Braxton said after several moments of silence. "Maybe she named her daughter Monroe after Marilyn, because I know she loves her. And, oh my God, really, that's what she named them?"

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon reveal baby names
May 4th, 2011
11:32 AM ET

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon reveal baby names

Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon have finally revealed the names of their twins who were born in Los Angeles on Saturday.

Their son is named Moroccan Scott Cannon, with the nickname "Roc". Scott is Nick’s middle name, as well as his grandmother’s maiden name.

The top tier of Mariah’s New York City apartment is called the Moroccan Room, because of the Moroccan-inspired decor. It’s also the place where Nick proposed to his wife, overlooking Manhattan!

Their daughter’s name is Monroe Cannon. Mariah's rep says she does not have a middle name because Mariah herself does not have one. Monroe was named after Marilyn Monroe, who has been an inspiration to Mariah her whole life. FULL POST

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