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Photos: Mariah Carey, Victoria Justice, Lucy Hale & More Rock The TeenNick HALO Awards

November 19th, 2012 11:30am EST
Mariah Carey
On Saturday, Mariah Carey supported her husband Nick Cannon at his TeenNick HALO awards at the Hollywood Palladium. Stars such as Ne-Yo and Nicole Richie also helped recognize young volunteers at the fourth annual event.

Cannon launched the Nickelodeon bash in 2009 to honor teenagers who are making a difference in their communities by "helping and leading others."

"Pretty Little Liars" star Lucy Hale and and Nicklelodeon actress Victoria Justice presented awards, while Carey told reporters how proud she was of her husband for hosting and spearheading the event.

She explained, "I'm super ...

Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon Create Candy Room At Home

October 21st, 2012 9:44pm EDT
Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon have indulged in their love of sweet treats by creating their own Wonka Candy Room in their Los Angeles home.

The America's Got Talent host admits he is addicted to sugary snacks and he loves to spend time in the part of the house he's nicknamed Cannon Land so he can munch on candy all day long.

He tells Us Weekly magazine, "I always dreamed of having a candy room. Sugar is my first love!"

The colorful space features buckets full of Cannon's favorite Nerds and his superstar wife's SweeTarts, sweet and sour candies, as well as a fun photobooth.


From Apple To Zowie: The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names

October 21st, 2012 3:14pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Uma Thurman and her French financier boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed the name of their newborn baby girl this week, and the tot's title is a mouthful.

Not content with the typical first/middle/last -- or in this case hyphenated last -- name, the little girl surely has a challenging future ahead of her when it comes to filling out any types of forms.

The couple named their three-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Where they got her nickname, "Luna," from is a mystery; but their rep says each name has a special reason and meaning.

But Uma and Arpad -- who ...

Nick Cannon Calls Out 'American Idol' Bosses Over Leaked Nicki Minaj & Mariah Carey Catfight

October 4th, 2012 12:28pm EDT
Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon has spoken out over wife Mariah Carey's recent spat with fellow American Idol judge Nicki Minaj, which was caught on video and leaked to on Tuesday.

The America's Got Talent host is accusing Idol producers of leaking the footage to get more people interested in the upcoming season of the show, which he believes takes the focus away from the aspiring singers looking for their big break.

"I feel like it's taking away from the quality of what Idol is all about; this is about people accomplishing their dreams and experts guiding these young people to do what they've done,"...

Mariah Carey Confirmed To Judge On 'American Idol'

July 23rd, 2012 3:59pm EDT
Mariah Carey
It's official - Mariah Carey has signed on as an American Idol judge. reports that the singer's deal is for $12 million - close to what Jennifer Lopez made on her first season of the show.

Fox boss Kevin Reilly made the announcement during the TV Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills on Monday.

"I am so excited to be on Idol," she tells USA Today. "I can't wait to get started in a couple of months."

Just a week ago, Mimi's husband Nick Cannon said that Idol couldn't afford her; saying, "I ain't letting her outta the house for less than $100 million."

The signing fills...

DILFs: 30 Hot Celebrity Dads - 2012 Edition

July 21st, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Cam Gigandet
Last week we put together a pictorial of 30 hot celebrity moms to the enjoyment of many that browsed. Not to let the ladies down, we thought it only fitting to do the same for the sexy celebrity dads. We did our best to throw in a few shirtless surprises, so click through our list of hot celeb dads. If we missed someone who'd be on your list let us know. Enjoy!

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Scott Disick

Brad Pitt

Chris Hemsworth

Colin Farrell

Will Smith

Orlando Bloom

Ben Afleck

David Beckham

Clive Owen

Josh Holloway


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Nick Cannon Says Mariah Carey Deserves $100 Million To Judge 'American Idol'

July 20th, 2012 9:44am EDT
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey is in talks to become a judge on "American Idol," but her husband Nick Cannon insists she'll need a huge paycheck to take the job.

Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler aren't returning next season, and Carey is one of the contenders to fill a chair. Cannon, who hosts "America's Got Talent," admits his wife is definitely interested in the position. However, FOX executives have to make it worthwhile, particularly since they have twins at home to take care of.

He explained, "They want her, I know that... but I ain't letting her outta the house for less than $100 million. They've (pro...

Nick Cannon Says 'American Idol' Can't Afford Mariah Carey

July 16th, 2012 8:53am EDT
Mariah Carey and husband
Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon is convinced American Idol producers will have to double the money they paid Jennifer Lopez if they want the superstar singer to join the TV show.

Idol bosses are currently looking for replacement panelists following the departure of Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez, who confirmed her exit on Friday after two seasons as a judge.

Carey is rumored to be in talks to take over from Lopez, but her husband insists TV bosses will have to double Lopez's rumored $20 million salary if they want to get Carey on board.

Cannon tells, "I don't know if they ...

Nick Cannon Supports Anti-Bulling Campaign

May 26th, 2012 10:36am EDT
Nick Cannon
TV personality/rapper Nick Cannon has signed up to be the new ambassador for an anti-bullying organisation.

Mariah Carey's husband has joined forces with STOMP Out Bullying, which also boasts Lance Bass, Taye Diggs and Brittany Snow as supporters.

Cannon addresses the subject of bullying in his song If I Die Young, and the organisation's bosses are delighted he is supporting the cause.

Founder Ross Ellis says, "We are thrilled that Nick has taken on this issue and produced such a compelling video which speaks to kids and teens and those who use suicide as an alternative to end their pain...

Howard Stern Makes Seven-Year-Old Aspiring Rapper Mir Money Cry On 'America's Got Talent'

May 22nd, 2012 3:43pm EDT
America's Got Talent
Howard Stern found out how tough his new job is going to be during Monday night's episode of America's Got Talent.

During only his second show, the shock jock was thrown a curveball when seven-year-old aspiring rapper Mir Money took the stage to audition - and ended up in tears and with Stern questioning his decision to sign on with the show.

Stern pressed his "X" buzzer early on during the youngster's performance and was followed shortly after by fellow judge Sharon Osbourne

When Mir Money stopped his performance judge Howie Mandel asked the boy if he was angry, which he said he wasn't....

Howard Stern Makes An Excellent Addition To 'America's Got Talent'

May 15th, 2012 8:55am EDT
America's Got Talent
"America's Got Talent" kicked off its seventh season on Monday night with a new addition to the judging panel - Howard Stern. Skeptics weren't sure how he would respond to the (sometimes wacky) contestants, but he did surprisingly well.

The talent competition kicked off with a "magician" who required a ring to do his trick. After Nick Cannon claimed his wedding band (from wife Mariah Carey) wouldn't come off his finger, Howie Mandel reluctantly jumped on stage with the guy and handed his over.

The magician made a few bad jokes and was given the "X" by Stern twice (he pushed Mandel's bu...

Howard Stern Talks 'Nut Kicking' Fun On 'America's Got Talent,' Parent Television Council & More

May 10th, 2012 3:20pm EDT
Howard Stern - America's Got Talent
Howard Stern gave a press conference today about joining America’s Got Talent as a judge in New York. Describing some of his favorite Talent acts, he described a group that caught his fancy with a raunchy, injurious slapstick.

“It’s true Vaudeville,” Stern said. “One guy’s act is he gets kicked in the nuts. He comes out with three guys, takes off his pants, you can see he’s not wearing a cup and they start to kick him in the balls. I’m laughing like it’s the Three Stooges or Jackass. I say, ‘I‘m going to put you through but you’ve got to keep stepping it up. Do you have children?’ He had t...

Comme C'est Romantique! Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Renew Their Vows At Eiffel Tower

April 28th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Singer Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon renewed their wedding vows at the Eiffel Tower in Paris yesterday, according to the pair's publicist.

On Friday the couple shopped in luxury boutiques while visiting the City of Light. They were likely buying gifts for the children who turn one years old on Sunday - also the day of their anniversary. Mariah, 42, and Nick, 31, got married on April 30, 2008, after dating for just six weeks.

The singer stuck by her man in recent months while he battled a life-threatening kidney disease. But he's made a full recovery and will be hosting the up...

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Kiss & Shop For Expensive Baby Clothes In Paris

April 27th, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
It must be nice to be rich enough to shop for baby clothes on the Champs Elysees in Paris. Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon shopped in luxury boutiques while visiting the City of Light today. Maybe they were buying birthday presents for their twins?

The couple is probably in the French capital to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary, which takes place on Sunday. Their son and daughter, Moroccan and Monroe, turn one on the same day.

Mariah wore a short maroon dress with a black coat and red and black pumps. Nick opted for a black trenchcoat and a gray sweater.

Nick's show "A...

Female Popstars Who Date Much Younger Men

April 10th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez & Casper Smart
Jennifer Lopez recently bought her boyfriend Casper Smart a customized Dodge Ram truck for his 25th birthday. It must be nice having a girlfriend with such deep pockets! Jennifer isn't pulling any punches when it comes to keeping her man happy. Or perhaps she is just particularly generous?

A handful of female popstars are dating much younger men. There's just something about these women (who happen to be gorgeous) that turn men on.

Lopez, 42, seems to be having a great time with her much younger beau. Over the weekend they took Jennifer's twins to see the Easter bunny. In addition, the tw...

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Plan Special Day For Fifth Wedding Anniversary

March 29th, 2012 9:02am EDT
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are planning a big celebration to mark their fifth wedding anniversary.

The couple exchanged vows on a beach in the Bahamas in 2008, and Cannon and Carey have renewed them every year.

But this April 30 is going to be extra special because it'll be the pair's first anniversary as parents to twins Moroccan and Monroe, who turn one on the same day.

Cannon tells Life & Style magazine, "It's a family day. We'll celebrate with them during the day and just the two of us at night... We get married every year; it's our thing. I just have to keep doing it to make sure ...

Nick Cannon Advises Parents To Control Their Children's Internet Usage

March 8th, 2012 8:45am EST
Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon has urged parents to take more responsibility for their children's internet habits as youngsters lack the "judgment or maturity" to protect themselves online.

The entertainer, who is a father to twins with his wife Mariah Carey, was in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to throw his backing behind a new bill which aims to increase internet privacy laws to protect children.

Cannon spoke at a hearing on Capitol Hill in support of the Do Not Track Kids Act, but he insisted that even if new restrictions are put in place, parents still need to keep an eye on what their children are ge...

Nick Cannon: 'I Feel Blessed To Be Alive'

March 2nd, 2012 7:29pm EST
Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon's recent health woes have been blamed on an autoimmune disease.

The America's Got Talent presenter has opened up about the condition, which came to light after he was hospitalized with acute kidney failure on a post-Christmas vacation.

He tells the kidney disease was the result of an "autoimmune disease that (doctors) found in my system," adding, "They kind of say (my) autoimmune (disease) is - like a lupus type of thing, but no one else in my family has it."

However, Cannon admits his biggest scare came last month when doctors found blood clots in his lungs, wh...

Mariah Carey Is Sexy In A Little Black Dress On 'Good Morning America'

February 21st, 2012 12:00pm EST
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey was interviewed on "Good Morning America" in New York City this morning. We spotted the singer posing for fans after an appearance on the show.

She looked fab in a tight black dress and matching wrap. She looked in high spirits despite dealing with some familial health issues.

The pop star has been busy caring for her ill husband Nick Cannon. Nick was hospitalized for the fourth time in three months last week. In December he was diagnosed with acute kidney failure. Later he was diagnosed with blood clots in his lungs and an enlarged ventricle in his heart.

David Beckham Named Best Dressed, Gets Icon Trophy At Game Awards

February 20th, 2012 9:48am EST
David Beckham
Soccer ace David Beckham ruled over the Hall of Game Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday after picking up two prizes, including one for best style.

The Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards lets young program viewers vote for their favorite sports stars and on Saturday Beckham emerged victorious in the fashion category by scooping up the "That's How I Roll" trophy.

The athlete and husband of designer Victoria Beckham beat out tennis pro Serena Williams and basketball star Dwayne Wade for the honor.

The Brit also landed the coveted "Icon Award."

Others winners of the evening included rapper...

Mariah Carey Found Out About Whitney Houston's Death While In Hospital

February 19th, 2012 1:00pm EST
Mariah Carey
Singer Mariah Carey was doubly-traumatized when she heard about her idol Whitney Houston's death last weekend as she was tending to her sick husband Nick Cannon in hospital when the tragic news broke.

The "I Will Always Love You" singer was found dead in the bathroom of her Los Angeles hotel suite last Saturday afternoon and the tragedy hit headlines around the world just hours later.

Carey was left heartbroken and subsequently pulled out of a TV interview on Valentine's Day to grieve Houston, and Cannon has now revealed his wife was in the middle of a family health scare when she heard t...

'The Help' Dominated NAACP Awards While Stars Honored Whitney Houston

February 18th, 2012 9:55am EST
The Help
Critically-acclaimed drama "The Help" was the toast of the 2012 NAACP Image Awards on Friday after landing three top honors.

The movie adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling book of the same name was crowned Outstanding Motion Picture, seeing off competition from "Pariah," "Tower Heist," "Jumping the Broom" and "The First Grader."

Viola Davis scooped the Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture prize, while her co-star Octavia Spencer was presented with the Outstanding Supporting Actress award at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ceremony in Los A...

Nick Cannon Quits His Morning Radio Show

February 17th, 2012 12:21pm EST
Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon has quit his daily radio show on doctor's orders after he was hospitalized for the fourth time in three months last week.

The America's Got Talent presenter was recently diagnosed with acute kidney failure after falling ill while on a post-Christmas family vacation in Aspen, Colorado. He subsequently underwent surgery in Los Angeles and returned for further treatment in January.

He was back under doctors' care last Friday when he was diagnosed with blood clots in his lungs and an enlarged ventricle in his heart.

Cannon addressed his health woes on ai...

Nick Cannon Hospitalized Again For Blood Clots

February 16th, 2012 2:30pm EST
Nick Cannon'
Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon was hospitalized for the fourth time in three months last week after suffering pain in his chest and right arm.

The America's Got Talent presenter was recently diagnosed with acute kidney failure after falling ill while on a post-Christmas family vacation in Aspen, Colorado. He subsequently underwent surgery in Los Angeles and returned for further treatment in January.

However, Cannon had to seek doctors' help once again last Friday following another health crisis as a result of his busy work schedule between New York and Los Angeles.

This time, he w...

Nick Cannon Apologizes To Christina Milian For Cheating On Her Years Ago

February 9th, 2012 10:35am EST
Nick Cannon
Rapper/actor Nick Cannon has used his radio show to make peace with ex-girlfriend Christina Milian by apologizing live on air for cheating on her.

The "Dip It Low" hitmaker called Cannon's New York morning show on Monday for an interview about her new role on "The Voice," but the former couple ended up chatting about their 2005 split instead.

Milian also admitted she's been waiting for the chance to wish Cannon well after he became a dad to twin babies with wife Mariah Carey last year.

She told him, "I've been waiting to bump into you. I wanna congratulate you! It's been a long time and ...

Nick Cannon Feared Leaving Kids Without A Father During Hospitalization

January 26th, 2012 8:44pm EST
Nick Cannon
Devoted father Nick Cannon feared he would never have the chance to share his life experiences with his twin babies when he thought he was dying from acute kidney failure last month.

Mariah Carey's husband was admitted to a medical center while on a family vacation in Aspen, Colorado after Christmas and he underwent surgery in early January.

Cannon recently confessed he feared he was "going to die" when he had to make a second emergency trip to the hospital - and the America's Got Talent judge reveals all he could think about was leaving his daughter Monroe and son Moroccan without a dad ...

Nick Cannon Has To Give Up Lucky Charms & Putting The 'Wrong Stuff' In His Body

January 19th, 2012 8:23am EST
Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon has been forced to ditch his favorite sugary cereals and adopt a healthy diet after his recent hospitalization for kidney failure.

The "America's Got Talent" host fell ill during a family vacation in Aspen, Colorado, in December and he subsequently underwent surgery after being transferred to a hospital in Los Angeles.

He was discharged earlier this month and instructed by doctors to cut out all unhealthy foods from his diet in order to aid his recovery, but Cannon admits adjusting to his new eating regime has been tough.

He tells, "I'm feeling ...

Nick Cannon Released From Hospital & Is Recovering At Home

January 10th, 2012 8:53am EST
Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey's ailing husband Nick Cannon has been released from the hospital after undergoing surgery on Friday.

The actor and TV personality suffered acute kidney failure during a winter break in Aspen, Colorado, and he was transferred to a Los Angeles hospital last week so he could be closer to the home he shares with Carey and their twin babies.

Doctors operated on Cannon on Friday, and he was subsequently allowed to leave the medical facility to recuperate with his loved ones - and he's planning to be back at work on his radio show next week.

His representative tells, "Ni...

Nick Cannon Undergoes Kidney Surgery

January 8th, 2012 9:28am EST
Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey's ailing husband underwent surgery in Los Angeles on Friday after suffering acute kidney failure during a winter break in Aspen, Colorado.

Actor and America's Got Talent host Nick Cannon was transferred from the winter playground to a hospital in Los Angeles earlier this week so he could be closer to the home he shares with Carey and their twin babies.

Just hours after the singer told fans she was hoping her husband would be home by the start of next week, Cannon took to to reveal he had just come out of surgery.

He wrote, "Just left the operating table and I was...

Nick Cannon Should Be Released From Hospital Soon

January 7th, 2012 6:32pm EST
Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey is hopeful her ailing husband Nick Cannon will be home from the hospital by the start of next week after suffering kidney failure in Colorado during a family Christmas vacation.

The actor and TV personality was with his wife and their infant twins at their retreat in Aspen when he fell ill and was taken to a local hospital.

Earlier this week, Cannon was transferred to a medical centre in Los Angeles, where he and Carey are based.

The singer has been at his bedside throughout the ordeal and even refused to leave his private room when doctors suggested she should let him spend...