Nick Cannon Talks Vasectomy Plans: 'I Went On The First Date But We Are Not Committed'
The multi-hyphenate also talks to HipHopDX about the upcoming season of 'Wild 'N Out.'
Exclusive – Nick Cannon’s proclivity for procreation hasn’t ceased since having his twins with ex-wife Mariah Carey in 2011. Since then, he’s fathered six more children (although Zen Cannon tragically passed away just months after he was born) and is currently expecting another with model Bri Tiesi.
During a recent Zoom interview with HipHopDX, the Wild ‘N Out host was again an open book, willing to talk about anything — including the recent report he’s considering having a vasectomy.
“They scared me a little bit,” he admitted. “It will take some more convincing. I took the initiative, just to see what they was talking about. Let’s just say I went on the first date, but we are not committed [laughs].”
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Cannon was also asked why people seem so invested in his personal life to which he replied, “I don’t know, but I embrace it! That’s why I talk about it on this music. I’ll take it. I get why it’s pretty fascinating because, at times, it’s very unorthodox. I’ve always been an anti-authoritarian.
“I get it, I’m outspoken and I try to do things my way, so when it comes to my personal, the people are like, ‘How did he do this?’ I’ve been like this since I was a kid. People always question how I was able to interact with certain women, how I was able to move the way the way I move.”
Cannon has also been used to being in the public eye for decades, having become famous at a young age. He was barely 19 when he dropped his self-titled debut album in 2003, and he debuted Wild ‘N Out just two years later.
“Andy Warhol probably said it best when he said in the future, everybody will be famous for 15 minutes,” Cannon says. “I feel like where we are right now, with social media, everybody’s gonna get a taste of it at some point and what you do with it amplifies who you are. Some peopl