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Nick Cannon announces death of youngest son

Just devastating news coming out of Nick Cannons camp.  The tv host has lost his 5 month old son, Zen, to brain cancer.

Nick announce the news Tuesday on his show, The Nick Cannon Show.  Cannon and Alyssa Scott welcomed Zen back in June, making him Cannon’s seventh child.  He said he thought the childs head seemed large and when they saw a doctor they told him Zen was battling Hydrocephalus, a form of brain cancer.

On todays show he made this announcement:

“This weekend I made an effort to spend the most quality time with Zen. We woke up on Sunday and went to the ocean with him and Alyssa and then I had to fly back to New York for the show,” he shared, breaking down in tears. “I got a call on my way to the airport to head back to Zen.”

Cannon then tearfully shared that he held his son for the last time this weekend. “You can’t heal until you feel,” he told the audience, adding that he’s at work so soon after because this is all he knows, calling the episode a “celebration of life” for Zen.