BEVERLY HILLS, JULY 18, (THEWILL) – Nick Cannon is again speaking about splitting from soulful Mariah Carey, saying the “most f**ked up” part of their ongoing divorce is labeling the time he spends with their kids “visitation”, which he adds doesn’t feel very fair to himself or other fathers in similar situations.
Cannon, the host of talent show ‘America’s Got Talent’ told The Howard Stern Show that both Mariah and he continue to enjoy an amicable relationship, spending holidays and special events together with their kids, Moroccan and Monroe.
“It’s kind of f–ked up when time with your kids is considered visitations. It’s unfair to the fathers in the situation. I’m just keeping it real…That’s pain, right there,” he said.
But he adds that he cherishes his time with the Moroccan and Monroe whenever they get time together.
“Everything shuts down when I’m with my kids,” he explained. “It’s their time [and] my house is like a big fun house. I have a candy store and slides…We’re just playing the whole time. But I’m also the most stern. I’m the disciplinarian, 100-percent. They know dad don’t play.”
Cannon and Carey are legally separated, but they are still married, which has caused some people to question Mariah’s engagement to billionaire businessman James Packer.
“Mariah and I are super cool. We talk every day,” he promised, before joking that he’s a “recurring character in the sitcom” when he comes knocking at their door to pick up the kids.
As for Mariah moving on, Nick reiterated the same point he’s made all along: “To see her happy is outstanding. I love it!”
“I salute them. I respect it,” he added, before going on to joke, “I wish all my exes [found] billionaires!”