Nick Cannon is multiplying down on his perspectives on monogamy.
The 41-year-old father of seven, with more on the way this year, showed up in a YouTube Live meeting with R&B team DVSN and sex specialist Dr. Tammy Nelson to talk about the idea of “open monogamy” and the condition of close connections in the ongoing age. Nelson, whose book is named Open Monogamy, depicts the plan as having “an essential or focal accomplice, however you have an adaptable and liquid relationship understanding.”
“I've rehearsed monogamy, I've been a miscreant, I've been poisonous,” Cannon uncovers, adding that today he is simply attempting to “be all that self I might perhaps endlessly be the best dad I might potentially be.”
“Everything begins with trustworthiness,” he keeps, noticing that his own close connections will generally incorporate “possibilities dependent on what permits me to be the best me I might conceivably be.”
“It's simply surface, essential stuff,” he says. “One of my specialists begat what I do as consensual non-monogamy. Since to try and imagine like I'm in a monogamous relationship, that sounds deceiving, really. Since, as we probably are aware, monogamy characterizes a certain something – – and individuals like to group what I do as polyamory or polygamy, however even that, I generally say to characterize me is to keep me.”
Gun has seven kids with four ladies: 11-year-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan, with Mariah Carey; Golden “Sagon,” 5, and Powerful Queen, 1, with Brittany Bell; 1-year-old twins, Zion Mixolydian and Zillion Heir, with Abby De La Rosa; and Zen, who kicked the bucket in December at 5 months old, with Alyssa Scott.
In a meeting with ET last week, Cannon set the over/under on three with regards to the number of children that he'll have before the current year's over alone. “You would be protected to wager on three [more children] in 2022,” he prodded, playing demure on the specific number.
The rapper-humorist is affirmed to anticipate his eighth youngster with Bre Tiesi. In the interim, the mother of one of his arrangement of twins, De La Rosa, is presently pregnant however still can't seem to affirm who is the dad.
In his open discourse with Dr. Nelson, Cannon is inquired as to whether he might want to accompany a lady who “has similar measure of children or child fathers” as he does.
“My way of life just merits me to regard somebody,” he says. “I would simply be a two-timer to the entire thing. Presently, am I going to say I like it? Could I pick that? We additionally don't actually pick who we love or where our feelings take us.”
Cannon noticed that he has been engaged with “ladies who have four, five, six youngsters in a family simultaneously.”
He proceeds, “And it's been probably the most rewarding areas of strength for and energetic connections that I've at any point had, on the grounds that … I could never pass judgment on somebody dependent on how much kids they had. Particularly when they're an extraordinary parent.”