Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey are getting divorced, it has been reported.
According to TMZ, the couple have been separated since May … and their lawyers are currently negotiating on how to share their property and custody of the kids, as their getting divorced is a ‘done deal’.
The couple reportedly started growing apart back in March after Cannon appeared on Big Boy’s radio show and played his name-the-5-celebs-you’ve-slept-with game. What stirred up trouble was when Cannon listed Kim Kardashian as one of the celebs he’s banged.
Sources say their relationship never recovered from the fallout of that radio show, which saw Carey, feeling humiliated, tear into Cannon ‘for weeks’. Then Cannon exacerbated the situation by going on Howard Stern’s show and talking about how Carey refused to have sex with him before they got married.
Carey was also upset with Cannon for going after every job opportunity that comes along – even though he knew they didn’t need the money – saying that it kept him away from their kids.
Cannon also reportedly has his own complaints. He says it’s hard to her to handle when he disagrees with her, plus she surrounds herself with ‘yes men’. Also, he’s pissed Carey is daring to question his work ethics, considering that he made $75 million for the family since 2011.
Neither Carey nor Cannon has confirmed the split.
Nick Cannon has confirmed that he and Mariah Carey are indeed living apart from each other.
‘There is trouble in paradise,’ he tells Yahoo!’s The Insider in an interview set to air on Thursday. ‘We have been living in separate houses for a few months.’
He also denied that the issue in their relationship is infidelity, but gave no details on what the real bone of contention was.
‘My main focus is my kids,’ he says.