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Nick Cannon Says He 'Can't Hold A Candle To' Ex-Wife Mariah Carey

Nick Cannon Says He 'Can't Hold A Candle To' Ex-Wife Mariah Carey

Nick Cannon is opening up about his marriage to Mariah Carey, which started in 2008 and officially ended in 2016.

In a new interview with Variety, the 39-year-old entertainer spoke about their decision to tie the knot only after a few weeks of dating, welcoming their twins, Monroe and Morocan, and what he still thinks of her now.

“We talked everything out. What if this and what if that. We talked about how much fun it would be if we just got married three weeks into knowing each other. It was more that whimsical fantasy idea of let’s have as much fun as we possibly can and when it no longer feels like fun, when it feels like a task and a job, then we should amicably be able to move on,” Nick said.

He adds, “I always used to say it [the relationship] worked so well because it was a healthy balance. I had no problem falling back. It was never a competition with me. It was like ‘I’ll turn mine off so she can turn hers on.’ I was comfortable in myself and who I was.”

Nick also revealed that he and Mariah weren’t the couple you would catch in a fight.

“I can’t ever remember us having arguments and there being negative energy of ‘This isn’t working’ and all of that stuff. We had very sensible conversations,” Nick said.

To this day, Nick still admires Mariah and has an amicable relationship with her.

“I mean, it’s Mariah Carey. How am I supposed to be?” he shared. “She’s one of the most talented women to ever this planet. I can’t hold a candle to that woman.”

If you missed it, Mariah just made a surprise appearance during this cast’s Zoom call!

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