Nick Cannon has returned to work and says he feels 100% better since his battle with kidney failure.


In a recent discussion with MTV Cannon gave much credit to wife Mariah Carey for staying by his side during the whole ordeal. Nick also talked about how the experience made him appreciate fatherhood. Cannon states, “Right now my kids are everything — they’re always going to be everything, but when something like this happens to you, everything else is shut out and you’re just focused on them. So every second you just notice so many things … it just makes it so much more poignant. I love everything that they do and just want to be a part of everything.”

Nick also said, “There’s a second where you’re thinking, ‘What if I’m not able to instill the things I want to instill into my children?’ It just makes you think, like, ‘I need to give them everything I could possibly give them right now,’ and obviously it starts with love. I always considered myself as someone who was in great shape, but I was doing too much so my immune system got confused and just started attacking my kidney. You look at my Twitter picture and I look like I’m in shape, but I was putting the wrong stuff into my body, speeding all the time, not sleeping and eating properly. It’s all about taking time and really caring about yourself and how you fuel yourself.”



Sarie is a writer and editor for BCK's Los Angeles division. She also shares stories on Medium that are meant to encourage thought and discussion. You can catch her outside enjoying nature and classical literature. Pop culture is pretty fun, too!

Related Posts

Next Post


Don’t miss out on BCK’s newsletter to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics and more delivered straight to your inbox!

Subscribe To Our Newsletter