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Mariah Carey may have ruined marriage for Nick Cannon. Either that or Nick Cannon may have ruined marriage for himself.

“I feel like marriage isn’t for everyone,” the “America’s Got Talent” host told DuJour Magazine. “A friend of mine put it the funniest way. He said, ‘If you heard that there was a 50/50 chance of living or dying when you jump out of a plane, you probably wouldn’t go skydiving.’ There’s like a 50/50 chance of marriage working. If it didn’t work out for you the first time, and you still survived it, you probably shouldn’t do it again.”

Cannon, 35, and his soon-to-be ex-wife, Mariah Carey, 45, were married for seven years from 2008 to 2015.

“I never ever in my life want to have to — how do I say this the right way — not to say that I was bogged down [in my marriage], because I wasn’t by any means, but I like being able to make my own decisions and come and go as I please,” the father of two explained.

Mariah is currently dating Australian businessman James Packer but Nick says he’s not quite ready to jump back in the water.

“I’ve had friends and we hang out, but I’m not ready to do anything serious,” he told Ellen DeGeneres in December.

What are your thoughts on marriage? Would you have the courage to make a second or even third attempt at marital bliss if the first time things went sour?

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  • jess-s

    His logic is ridiculous.
    If he examines statistics for his life choice then he should understand the other choices that wont work in his favor either. Admit that you are Peter Pan and please don’t share this wisdom with your kids.

  • Natasha Peacock

    He doesn’t even sound like a 35 year old man. He should have applied that 50/5 rule to some of his movie choices. Just be a mature person and say right now in my life I’m not ready for a serious relationship.

  • Gail

    His decision, and it is a wise one to not rush into it again. Of course, women will jump on him and say he was immature or just wants to be a player or whatever, but no one knows what went on in their marriage. He could be hurt from it and not willing to be hurt again. Many of us women would be applauded for wanting to be independent if we got divorced but when a guy says it, he’s called out for his decision. Pretty unfair for us to decide what is best for his life.

  • Noirluv45

    If he’s evaluated himself — and it seems as though he has — and he realizes marriage isn’t for him, it would be unwise to get married again. I believe self-evaluation is the key to deciding whether to remarry or not.

    • [email protected]

      You’re right.

      Self reflection is always an important part of life. Marriage should be taken seriously.

    • Noirluv45

      Right on, Truth.

    • [email protected]

      Thank you Sister. Life is too short for idleness and massive regrets. Sometimes, the single life is meant for people and sometimes, the married life is meant for others. People should be honest with their intentions. We all respect true love too.

    • Noirluv45

      You’re welcome, brother Truth. Yes, life is too short. I agree with everything you said, brother.

    • [email protected]

      Good Afternoon Sister.

      How is your Day going?

      TGIF

    • Noirluv45

      Hey Truth, I’m sorry for just now replying to this message. I’m just now seeing it. My day is going so-so. We are still mourning the death of my brother-in-law. Other than that, I can’t complain. How’s your day going?

    • [email protected]

      Good Afternoon Sister.

      I’m so sorry about the passing of your brother in law. I send prayers and condolences to you and to the rest of your family. I’m doing great today. It’s a cold day where I’m from.

    • Noirluv45

      Thank you, brother. I appreciate that. It’s been cold here too, Truth. I’m in Fayetteville, NC, and the temperatures have hit the teens. Brrrrr!

    • [email protected]

      Brrr. LOL. Fayetteville is near the hills I think. The teens are very cold. I’m lucky since it is only 29 where I’m from now. I had to rock my big coat with the designs on it.

  • Electric Relaxation

    He may need to be with someone less controlling next time.