What happened to Nick Cannon? Is he alive or dead? This fact was featured in a headline shared by the Nigerian Idoma Voice outlet on Friday.
The corresponding article reported that Google searches had produced results claiming The Masked Singer host Cannon passed away on March 12, 2023.
The date of death claimed by Cannon is stated as March 15, 2023 on the page titled “R.I.P. Nick Cannon,” which has garnered nearly 1 million likes from users of the widely used platform, according to a Facebook page.
However, the same article mentions parody website Media Mass as quoting a spokesperson of Cannon dismissing the rumor.
“Still alive and well,” he says, “stop trusting everything you come across on the Internet. This quote claims that he has joined the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax.”
Newsweek has contacted a spokesperson from Cannon for a statement.
A seemingly entertained Cannon took to Twitter on Friday morning to respond to the prank.
“What else did I get you?!” Cannon wrote, laughing emoji alongside. “They’ve been trying to kill me off for years… Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death!”
“Commented musician Perré Aye, including one from Twitter users, attracted a multitude of remarks from the post, informing them that you haven’t finished populating the earth.”
On December 14, Scott Alyssa concluded his boom baby of 2022, welcoming five children with five women in the span of five months. Cannon’s sizable brood has grown with the father of 12 children.
The large TV personality’s family has seen him become the focus of numerous jokes in recent years, often laughing publicly along with himself.
Contestants volunteered to appear on a show on E!, With the intention of having their next child. The show, designed as a preview, aired on March 8. Cannon and fellow comedian Kevin Hart utilized their individual social media platforms to announce that things were taken to a higher level.
As a number of excited women stepped onto the stage before a cheering audience, host Hart told Cannon in the trailer, “You’re going to get some contestants who want to have your baby.”
It was later revealed that the mock trailer was part of the upcoming E! Celebrity Prank Wars series, in which comedians made their debut on April 6.
“In a previous billboard shared in December 2020, it was joked about the Cannon family rapidly expanding as they referred to Nick Cannon, who is my best friend.”
In December 2021, Zen passed away due to a brain tumor triggered by hydrocephalus, an atypical rise in fluid within the brain. The couple also welcomed a son, Zen, who was born in June 2021. Cannon and model Scott revealed the arrival of their daughter, Halo, on December 14.
In June 2021, Cannon and radio host Abby De La Rosa celebrated the birth of their twins, Zion Mixolydian and Zillion Heir. Prior to Halo’s arrival, they also welcomed a daughter named Beautiful Zeppelin on November 11. This marks the couple’s third child.
On Instagram, Cole Cannon announced in September that Cole Ice Onyx, a girl he once named Cole Lanisha, is now a former model and the right price.
Together, the couple welcomed their third child, Rise Messiah Cannon, on September 23, just over a week after former Miss Universe contestant Brittany Bell, who is also the host of Wild ‘n Out, gave birth.
In the midst of his hectic schedule, Cannon welcomed a son named Legendary Love with model Bre Tiesi in July.
Alongside Bell, he has a son named Golden Sagon, who is 5 years old, as well as a daughter named Powerful Queen, who celebrated her second birthday in December. Cannon is also the parent of twins, Monroe and Moroccan, who are 11 years old, with his former spouse Mariah Carey.
In November, Cannon poked fun at himself by predicting what social media will look like in the United States in 2050, starting with a meme that went viral.
After conducting the study, which revealed a multitude of individuals sporting different hairdos but all featuring Cannon’s visage, “National Geographic has predicted the appearance of Americans in 2050, and it is truly stunning.”
“Wow! Everyone has a great sense of humor!” He posted on Instagram back then.
Update 03/17/23, 8:43 a.M. ET: This article was revised with extra details.