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Nick Cannon confirms split with Mariah Carey: 'There's trouble in paradise'

Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey are heading for divorce court and according to Cannon, the marital problems have been going on for a few month. The Insider reports that Nick Cannon confirmed on Thursday, August 21 that he and his wife, Mariah Carey are living apart.

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon headed for divorce court
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“There is trouble in paradise," Cannon tells the Insider. "We have been living in separate houses for a few months.”

Cannon made it clear that infidelity is not the issue but did not go into detail as to why, after six years of marriage and two children, he and Carey are heading towards a permanent split.

TMZ reported this week that the Mariah and Nick's divorce is a "done deal" but there is still no confirmation that this is anything more than a separation.