Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon divorce: Singer issues gag order
Nick Cannon has confirmed that he and Mariah Carey have been living separately for months, but it seems that’s all he’s allowed to say about the matter in public.
According to TMZ, Mariah Carey’s attorneys established a provision of the settlement in which Nick Cannon is on the hook for “serious financial penalties” should he reveal anything more than the fact that they are living apart.
TMZ als claims that Kim Kardashian is somehow involved in their decision to divorce after six years of marriage.
Mariah Carey, meanwhile, is allowed to announce the details of their split as she sees fit.
A Mariah Carey’s representative told Us Weekly in a statement on August 22: “I don’t comment on Mariah’s personal life, but Mariah is focusing on her children and her upcoming tour.”
Mariah Carey, 44, and Nick Cannon, 33, have already worked out settlements regarding their children, twins Monroe and Moroccan, as well as their property.
With no prior announcement on April 30, 2008, Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey got married at her private estate on Windermere Island in The Bahamas.
In April 2011, Mariah Carey gave birth to fraternal twins Monroe Cannon and Moroccan Scott.
On January 4, 2012, Nick Cannon was hospitalized after suffering from mild kidney failure. He was then hospitalized on February 17, 2012, for blood clots in his lungs.
On March 5, 2012, Nick Cannon announced that he had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, lupus nephritis, which was the cause of his recent kidney problems.
On May 1, 2013, Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey lived out a fairy-tale “Fantasy” wedding at the Disneyland Resort, where they marked their fifth wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows and celebrated their twins’ second birthday.
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