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Nick Cannon is a dad again.
Comedian and The masked singer The host welcomed a baby girl named Onyx Ice Cole Cannon with ex on Wednesday The price is right Model Lanisha Cole.
“Once again, today I am in awe of the divine feminine!” Cannon, 41, wrote on Instagram, a black-and-white photo of her with Cole holding her new baby girl, moments after she was born. “God has blessed me and @MissLanishaCole to host an angel here on earth. I vow to protect, provide, guide and love this child to the best of my abilities.”
“We all learn so much from these angels we call children,” she said in her post set to her song “I Do” with Chris Brown. “I’m learning that we don’t have a limited amount of time on this earth but a limited amount of love that is the issue. And I promise to love this little girl with all my heart, no matter what anyone says… “
Cole, 40, also shared a photo of her daughter on her Instagram account, along with a sweet video of Cannon smiling at her baby girl.
“Today has been a very special day for us,” she later wrote on her Instagram story. “I can’t tell you how happy I am to welcome Onyx Ice Cole Cannon into this world.”
“The joy I feel as a mother is something that has forever opened my heart in a huge new way,” Cole continued in the post, adding that her daughter is “surrounded by so much love. is.”
Cole said: “I’m already obsessed with her! And you already know there will be no shortage of pics and videos lol.”
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This is the first child for Cole, who is an accomplished photographer in addition to modeling.
Cannon has eight other children. He shares 11-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan with ex Mariah Carey, as well as son Golden Sagan, 5, and daughter Powerful Rani, 19 months with model Brittany Bell – who is currently expecting their third child together. Cannon is also father to 15-month-old twin sons Zion and Zillian with former radio personality Abby De La Rosa. She is expecting her third child this fall.
Additionally, Cannon recently welcomed son Legendary Love, 10 weeks, with model Bra Tyce. And he is also the father of a child with Alyssa Scott – son Zane, who died aged 5 months in December 2021 after being diagnosed with brain cancer.
Online critics have questioned Cannon’s unorthodox views on marriage, which he addressed when announcing the birth of Onyx Ice on Wednesday.
Cannon wrote, “In this moment of celebration and jubilee, I wish to silence any lower vibrational frequencies and rejoice only with the highest echelons of civilization who are truly aligned with our purpose here in this direction. ,” Cannon wrote. “I have given up trying to define myself to the world or society, but instead I am working to heal and grow into the infinite being that God has ordained me to be. Hopefully I That’s what Onyx can teach, don’t let others. Embarrass or mock her with their outward opinions, because when they do, they’re only projecting their own harsh experiences, pain, and social programming onto her flawless beauty. are staying.”
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He goes on to ask that those who criticize his choices take their hate away from him and Cole and their new daughter.
“As we all know I didn’t start out easy and I have a very tough skin and have always been an open book but not everyone in my family has that same strength,” Cannon said. “Therefore I pray and request others to please direct all criticism and cynicism towards me and not the loving and precious mothers of my children.”
“@MissLanishaCole is one of the most goofy, peaceful and non-confrontational kind of souls I’ve ever met, and deserves to revel in this moment of blissful motherhood,” she added. “Please give it to her. She is so sweet and pure of heart.”
His post concluded: “For me, if you are really worried during this time of spiritual warfare, struggle with my inner self, mental well-being and physical health concerns… Just pray for me and my whole family. Continue may God give us peace. That which passes all understanding.”
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RELATED: Nick Cannon says he still gets ‘nervous’ to welcome new baby: ‘Every time’
Back in May, Cannon opened up to PEOPLE about the joy he feels at being a father.
“Every day I wake up excited to be a father,” he shared. “I’m so excited for all my kids. Constantly, every aspect of it. From them having new babies to receiving Citizen of the Month in first grade.”
The Wild “N Out The star and musician also said that he “gets nervous every time” he welcomes a new baby, “because it’s a miracle, it’s God working.”
“You just stay in prayer, you stay in agreement with your partner to make sure everything is blessed and works properly,” he said. “So keep praying.”
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When it comes to his parenting style, Cannon told PEOPLE that he doesn’t see himself as a “strict” parent but as “the disciplinarian in the family.”
“Because I’m also a fun parent,” she said. “I’m a dad who’s a big kid, but I also respect morals, values are high on my list. And you know, we’ve established that since childhood. So there’s no reason to be strict. No because obviously I live a fun, open, free lifestyle, and I want my kids to be happy and so are they. But as long as it’s rooted in respect and love. And those are the lines where We don’t try to break through or try not to cross.”