Mariah Carey reportedly wants full custody of her twins as ex Nick Cannon welcomes 12th child

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Singer Mariah Carey is considering seeking primary custody of her twins, Moroccan and Monroe, because she thinks ex-husband Nick Cannon isn't spending enough time with them. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
Singer Mariah Carey is considering seeking primary custody of her twins, Moroccan and Monroe, because she thinks ex-husband Nick Cannon isn't spending enough time with them. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

Having just welcomed his 12th child, Nick Cannon thinks "it's crazy wonderful having all these kids" but his ex-wife, Mariah Carey, apparently disagrees.

A source close to the pop diva claims she's considering seeking full custody of their 11-year-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan, according to celebrity gossip site Radar Online.  

The former couple got married in 2008 and divorced in 2016, five years after the birth of their kids.

Since then, Nick (42) has had 10 more children with multiple partners but Mariah (52) insists he “carve out” more time to spend with their twins, Radar Online reports. 

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Mariah was spotted shopping during the Christmas holidays in Aspen, Colorado, where she spent time with the kids. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

“She wants to put him on notice that he can’t just flit in and out of their lives while he attends to his other children. 

“And she wants legal standing as the twins’ primary caregiver”, the source adds. 

The five-time Grammy winner recently took to Instagram to share how she celebrated the festive season with her kids in a winter wonderland in Aspen, Colorado. 

Neither Mariah nor Nick have made any official statement regarding their co-parenting situation. 

In a 2019 interview with People magazine Mimi said it was working well.

"They're a lot, but they give me so much love in return. I wouldn't be the same person without them. 

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Nick is now a father of 12, having welcomed five babies with five women in 2022. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

"I think Nick and I have done pretty well in co-parenting, staying friends with each other so we can talk." 

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Nick recently revealed that model Alyssa Scott (29) gave birth to their daughter, Halo Marie, in December. 

The birth of his 12th child occurred roughly a year after Nick and Alyssa lost their five-month-old son, Zen, to brain cancer.

Last year saw the actor and rapper welcoming five kids with five partners.

In addition to his baby with Alyssa, he was also on hand at the birth of his son Legendary Love with model Bre Tiesi (31) in June, his daughter Onyx Ice with model LaNisha Cole (40) and son Rise Messiah in September with model Brittany Bell (35), as well as son Beautiful Zeppelin with DJ Abby De La Rosa (32) in November.

The Masked Singer host also has son Golden Sagon (5) and daughter Powerful Queen (2) with Brittany and twins Zion Mixolydian and Zillion Heir (18 months) with Abby.

"I'm so excited about all my kids," he said in an interview with People last year. "Constantly, from every aspect of it."

But in an interview on the talk show The Checkup he admitted it's sometimes hard juggling all his responsibilities.

"It's always the biggest guilt on me is that I don’t get to spend enough time with all my children," he says.

Sources: Radar Online, DailyMail, People, Essence, TheShadeRoom, OK! Magazine, CNN 

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