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Nick Cannon Admits He's Open To Having More Children, Claims His 12 Kids Were A Calling From God

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By Favour Adegoke on June 16, 2023 at 4:15 PM EDT

Nick Cannon is ready to have more kids in the future! The host and actor recently revealed that having his 12 children was a "miracle" and a calling from God. He shared that he's open to welcoming more because "the more the merrier."

Cannon also admitted that he didn't actually plan most of his kids but "was open to every single child." The "Wild n Out" host has children with music legend Mariah Carey and five other women.

Keep on reading to learn more.

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Nick Cannon Is Open To Having More Children

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Nick Cannon was recently featured on "The Language of Love" podcast with host Dr. Laura Berman and discussed his numerous kids. According to Daily Mail, the "Wild' N Out" host revealed to Berman that having 12 kids with six different women was God's calling to him.

During the interview, Berman joked that Cannon has "magic sperm" because several of his baby mamas were on "full birth control" when they got pregnant. The actor responded, saying, "I lend that type of stuff to God. Those are miracles." She also told Cannon that his kids and life resembles the Biblical story of Abraham, who also had multiple kids.

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Cannon replied, "I've never heard that clarity, but I've heard, 'Yo, you're going to be a father of many. You're a great influence; your lineage, and your offspring are going to do great things."' At this point, the actor revealed to Berman that he's open to welcoming more kids. He stated, "The more, the merrier!"

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He Said Only God Knows When He's Done

Nick Cannon On Why He Prefers Not Having All 11 Kids Spending Time Together
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During their conversation, Berman asked Cannon if God instructed him to "have all these babies?" In response, Cannon explained that he's gone under fire recently for his answers to this question. He then said that when people ask about him having more children, he says, "Only God can let me know when I'm done."

Cannon added, "As much as I was open to every single child that I have, I can't say the majority of them were planned." The "Drum Line" actor also stated that he would have never believed he'd have so many kids back in 2012, when he was "still married and just diagnosed with Lupus."

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Nick Cannon Had His Kids From Six Different Women

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Cannon's 12 kids are from six different women, including twins Moroccan and Monroe with music icon and ex-wife Mariah Carey. He and model Brittany Bell share three kids, a son named Golden, a daughter named Powerful Queen, and a baby boy named Rise Messiah.

Cannon and DJ Abby De La Rosa share one-year-old twins Zion and Zillion and a 5-month-old baby girl named Beautiful Zeppelin. He has a 10-month-old son named Legendary Love with model Bre Tiesi and a 7-month-old baby girl named Onyx Ice with LaNisha Cole.

Last but not least is model Alyssa Scott, with whom Cannon shares a baby girl named Halo Marie. The duo previously welcomed a baby boy, Zen, who died from a brain tumor at four months old in December 2021.

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Nick Cannon Spends Most Of His Time With Daughter Onyx

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Cannon's statement about being open to more kids comes after he revealed that most of his time is spent with his daughter Onyx. During a recent interview on "The Jason Lee podcast," the actor said he and Onyx spend so much time together because of his good relationship with her mom, LaNisha.

He said, "But you know, LaNisha and I have a super strong understanding, and our co-parenting operation is so solid." The comedian said he has Onyx with him "at least three times a week, for the full day." He added. "If you see me on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays, my daughter [Onyx] is right next to me, whether I'm on set."

The "Misfits" actor also revealed to Lee that he installed a nursery in his office to keep Onyx near him. Cannon further explained that he can't be with his other kids as much because "they're in school, they're babies, as well as Onyx."

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