Mariah Carey Confirms Pregnancy

Mariah Carey

After months of “is she or isn’t she,” Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have announced that they are expecting their first child together. “Yes, we are pregnant. This is true,” confirmed Mimi this morning on the “Today” show, an advance look at a three-part “Access Hollywood” interview.

“It’s been a long journey, but it’s been tough because I’ve been trying to have…. to hold onto a shred of privacy. And that was not easy,” she continued.

The couple stayed mum on the exact date they’re expecting, but Mariah revealed that it will be some time in the spring. “It’s still early, I’m expecting in the spring, I’ll say that. I don’t want to give too much of like, specific outlines,” she said.

“The greatest gift on Earth is a child,” chimed Cannon, who sat in on the interview and referred to the pregnancy as “absolutely emotional” news. “I mean obviously the greatest gift on Earth is a child,” he continued. “But … you know how much we have been through, you know.”

This is the second time that Mimi and Nick have conceived a child, having previously kept a pregnancy and miscarriage secret from the world. “It was really sad so we had to just, we had really to absorb this and take it in,” Carey said of her misfortune two years ago. Cannon added, “And that’s what I said, like her strength would literally be during the day so festive and smiling obviously for cameras and spending time with everyone and you know, literally that night crying herself to sleep.”

On the musical front, Mariah will give birth to another baby, her second Christmas album Merry Christmas II You, next week.



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24 Comments

  1. Westminaj

    If that baby don’t sing like an angel, Imma be disapointed

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  2. Monte

    Yay for them

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  3. 250 MG

    “We are pregnant…” ok???

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  4. Deangelo R.

    The interview doesn’t air until tonight though? And I’ll believe it when I see it. Hah.

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  5. Tamati

    CONGRATULATIONS MARIAH!!!!!!!

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  6. G

    Miscarriage? Poor folks :(

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  7. AJC

    I’m happy for MC & Nick…congrats! :)

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  8. Tom

    This is amazing news…I’m so happy for them!! I wish them both the very best with their bundle of joy. A blessing indeed.

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  9. Phoenix_Wright

    wow @ the miscarriage. I hope things go well this time

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  10. rman

    congratulations MC & Nick! very happy for them.

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  11. marie

    Congrats mariah and nick luv ya both good luck

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  12. kim

    we are pregnant? lol, but aw and miscarriage :( mimi but congrats im sure this time it would be a success!

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  13. I

    ROFLMFAO @ WE are pregnant

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  14. jws3

    whats so funny about We are pregnant? many couples say “we” when they talk about being pregnant? have you never heard it before? im confused.

    hopefully the child has the second coming of The Voice, we cant have another Bobbi Christine on our hands

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  15. trubludiva

    what’s so funny about ‘WE’ are pregnant??? ohhhhh peopleeee

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  16. Maryann

    CONGRADULATIONS!!!! MARIAH AND NICK…GOD BLESS YOU THREE : ) I LOVE YOU MARIAH..FROM DENVER,CO

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  17. Lavonza

    congradulation!!! Mariah and Nick Praise the Lord for your new family. I love both of you Mariah and Nick! From Humble, TX

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  18. alex

    congrats! love mimi always

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  19. Nonye

    Congrats Maria & Nick, am so happy to know that u are going to ve a complete family.

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  20. macy

    congrats..p.s. i <3 u jb call me!!!

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  21. Julie

    Congrats to Mariah and Nick…may God bless you both as you embark on one of the most challenging yet fulfilling things in life….Parenthood. I love you Mimi!

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  22. Silas Myers

    Congradulation to my wife Mariah Carey and her other husband Nick Cannon. Hope the best for you all and hope to meet you and your family when the baby or babies are born. Love always your husband Silas Myers.

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  23. Bianca

    oh.. that baby is gonna be a singer! :)

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  24. halil

    “If God chooses to do that to me, then that would pphaen; other than that, I don’t think we would try for that ever again,” I know what she means. I went through 3 years of infertility and finally got pregnant on our second attempt at an IUI. I cannot and will not put myself through the heartache and pain of trying to conceive. I am blessed to have a beautiful daughter and if I am meant to have another child, it will pphaen on it’s own.

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