'I'm shattered, broken': Nick Cannon reveals he's still not ready for love almost a year after divorcing Mariah Carey
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Nick Cannon has revealed he is still shattered and not ready for love almost a year after his marriage to Mariah Carey ended.
He confessed falling in love again is not at all a priority of his.
'I'm broken, I'm shattered,' the 36-year-old told the Entertainment Tonight while attending Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports in Los Angeles on Thursday.
Though he's not looking for anything serious, Nick said he has been actively dating.
'I don't have a girlfriend. I'm always dating. Why not? I'm a single man, I'm supposed to date,' he said.
Nick and Mariah married in 2008 in The Bahamas and three years later welcomed fraternal twins, son Moroccan and daughter Monroe.
The actor filed for divorce in 2014, and two years later it was finalized.
During a recent appearance on The Wendy Williams Show, Nick explained he felt he couldn't be as good a father within the relationship.
'When two people are in a relationship, it should be about growth. It should be a situation where everyone's becoming a better human being in the relationship.
'So when you get to a point where there's no longer any growth and you're not bettering each other - especially when you're building a household to become one, because that's what marriage is all about....I felt like it was probably best, especially for our children since they are the number one priority, that I could be the best human being and the best father from outside that house.'
Though their marriage is officially over, Nick still looks back fondly at their romance.
'That was a special time,' he told ET Online. 'We made some amazing children.’
Nick also revealed their two children have been showing interest in music as well.
'They're singing, writing, rapping. It's amazing,' he said, adding 'they've been in the studio' as well.
Mariah has been in an on-off relationship with backup dancer Bryan Tanaka following the end of her engagement to Australian billionaire James Packer.
Nick recently welcomed his third child, a son named Golden, with his ex-girlfriend, pageant queen Brittany Bell.