Nick Cannon’s TBT reminds us of Kim West’s less glam days

Nick Cannon must have been having some major Kim nostalgia this throwback Thursday. The 36 year-old entertainer posted a group shot of himself, Kim Kardashian, Lil Kim and Paris Hilton from an epic night out back in the day. If you find yourself asking how this mosh posh of star power came about, let us refresh your memory. Remember, Nick use to date reality TV star Kim back when she and Paris Hilton were besties? And who wouldn’t want to hang out with rapper Kim in the 2000s?

Anywho, we couldn’t help but notice the how completely different the Kims look. Two things we notice off the bat—Kim K’s lack of contour and Lil Kim’s (much) darker skin. Nick simply captioned the pic, “#tbt Whoa!!!” and we concur. Mrs. West has made no secret of getting botox, while Lil Kim has shyed away from skin bleaching rumors and other work she’s had done, but whether they deny it or not the proof is in the pic.

Check out the photo yourself for your own dose of nostalgia.

 

 

-BET

America has got talent host, Nick Cannon now freshman at Howard University

Nick Cannon announced on social media that he was taking on a new challenge: education. He rapped, shirtless, about Howard University in a video on Facebook, and posted photos on Instagram of himself enrolling as a freshman, posing and traveling to the District.

The actor, musician, TV host, producer, comedian — let’s just say celebrity? — also posted quotes about the power of education from Nelson Mandela, Benjamin Franklin and others.

Earlier this month, viewers saw his shocked reaction when, on live TV, the “America’s Got Talent” host watched someone get shot with a flaming arrow. After a moment of stunned silence, he ran out, then assured the contestant he wasn’t on fire.

 After that, freshman classes should be a piece of cake.Cannon said in a statement Tuesday evening, “Nelson Mandela once said, ‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,’ and with that said I have officially enrolled at Howard University.

“I am always seeking new challenges and continual growth and decided to obtain my first college degree from an institution that had a proven legacy of producing great minds.

“I have friends, mentors and colleagues who attended Howard University. I look forward to this new journey in my life and am excited about the possibilities ahead.”

 

 

 

-The Washington post

Nick Cannon opens up on why he hasn’t signed Mariah Carey’s divorce papers

Nick Cannon insists that he just wants his soon-to-be ex-wife Mariah Carey to be happy. The only problem is, since the two filed for divorce in 2014, their situation has remained in limbo. Not over property, or custody of their two children, but simply because Cannon has repeatedly declined to sign the paperwork that would make their divorce official. After reports surfaced that Mimi was growing increasingly furious over her ex’s delays (she needs them papers signed so she can go ahead and marry her billionaire boo James Packer, of course), Nick is breaking his silence about their state of affairs.

He told Extra, “There’s nothing to tell…me and Mariah get along great, and it’s a process, nobody is holding nothing up. Why would I hold it up? I want her to be happy.” Adding, “She is such a beautiful spirit, and we put the kids first.”

This announcement came just days after TMZ reported that Cannon was the only thing getting in the way of the iconic diva marrying her new man. The entertainment site cited sources that claimed that Cannon “still loves Mariah and doesn’t want to officially let her go.”

This is a far cry from the public front Nick has been putting on. When news broke that Carey and Packer were planning on tying the knot (which they ideally want to do within the year) Cannon was quick to congratulate the two by tweeting his blessing, and even joking about it on Instagram

Seems like Cannon is saying all the right things, but — so far — can’t seem to make it official.

 

 

-Rickey Smiley morning show