No more fame for Mariah’s fam

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IOL Nick REUTERS Mariah Carey and America's Got Talent presenter Nick Cannon.

Nick Cannon doesn't want his children to be famous.

The 'America's Got Talent' host insists he and wife Mariah Carey feel they should share pictures of three-year-old Moroccan and Monroe on their social media accounts because the twins have "fans", but he doesn't want them to pursue showbiz careers of their own.

He said: "I actually don't want them to be in the business, but I understand that people have fallen in love with them and [they have] fans and stuff."

However, Nick and Mariah are releasing a children's book, 'Roc and Roe's 12 Days of Christmas', which features the youngsters as their main characters and the 'Wild 'N Out' star is delighted to see his kids "come to life" in print.

He said: "They're like the new Raggedy Ann and Andy, the adventures of Roc 'n' Roe,' to see my kids come to life in a story book and all this other stuff."

In 2012, the 33-year-old star was diagnosed with autoimmune disease lupus and has learned the best way to fight bouts of chronic fatigue is to stay as busy as possible.

He explained in an interview with E! News: "So my concept is, the more that I go and the more that I push and I stay on that regimen [in the gym, eating right], it kinda keeps me going so my body doesn't get the opportunity to kinda be like, 'Oh, I'm tired.' "


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