Mariah Carey Victim of False Child Protective Services Report, Says Husband Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon denies allegations of wife's hospital drug use, calls them ‘sad.’
Mariah Carey was visited by Child Protective Services this week, after a report was filed saying Carey was abusing drugs while still in the hospital with her newborn twins. Husband Nick Cannon says the report was false.
He told CNN’s Piers Morgan that perhaps the report had been spurred by a nurse’s suggestion to Carey to drink "a small amount of Guinness,” because the yeast would improve breastfeeding.
"I guess someone maybe overheard that (suggestion), and this is a good way to make a quick buck, or call the tabloids," he said. "It's kind of sad that people think that we'll make money off of these newborns."
Cannon said his wife had followed the nurse’s suggestion, and drank a little of the beer. He denied that anything beyond that was consumed in the hospital room.
"Child protective services were called with allegations that, you know, there was some drinking and drugs and all that going on while in the hospital, which again makes no sense to me," Cannon said. "Like, how would a hospital even allow that?"
The twins, a boy named Moroccan Scott Cannon and a girl named Monroe Cannon, were born April 30, on their parent’s third wedding anniversary.
“My wife just gave me the most incredible anniversary gift ever in life! I won't ever be able to top this!" Cannon tweeted after their births.