Nick Cannon willing to hurt himself physically over Mariah Carey breakup

A few days ago I told you about how Nick Cannon covered up his Mariah Carey tattoo with a new one of Jesus on a winged cross. The thing is huge and covers most of his back. Then Mariah Carey was in Tokyo singing Billie Holiday's "Don't Explain" and she changed the lyrics to "I know you cheated, mother-effer." Only she didn't say "effer" she said you know what. DRAMA!!! It's pretty certain these two are not getting back together anytime soon. Not with one getting a tribute tatt covered up and the other name calling. Despite all of it, Nick is doing his best to stay respectful of his ex and says, "I just wish her nothing but the best..."

No doubt Cannon and Carey are both going through emotional pain, but I bet you the physical pain that Cannon is going through because of the split is much bigger than what Carey is going through. Why? Because of that dang tattoo. Oh yeah, it's not even done.

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Nick Cannon discussed his new tattoo in a recent interview with Extra and said:

It's not finished yet… It wasn't supposed to be revealed yet… I didn't know they were there, that's how sneaky paparazzi are… I had just gotten it done, it was painful… It hurt a lot and I'm still not finished, I'm still probably like six more sessions away.

Oh, please Nick! I realize that the paparazzi are sneaky little long-lensed tricksters, but you KNOW that they are following your every move especially since you confirmed the split from Mariah. So you mean to tell me that when you take your shirt off anywhere other than home, you expect that ginormous tattoo to go unnoticed? Not likely.

Also, I realize that Carey is the one that is changing lyrics to songs that everyone is going to assume are a direct reference to Cannon, but when Cannon takes his shirt off in public and lets people see the extremes he is going through to cover up his estranged wife's name that's saying something too. They're both saying something, just in different ways.

I don't envy either one of them having to go through this very private and intimate pain in such a public way and you know what, I don't even judge their behavior. It is what it is and I'm sure they are both dealing with it the best way they know how. Neither one of them strikes me as a vindictive evil person. They are just both humans who happen to be famous, going through heartbreak. I wish them both well.

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