Mariah Carey and her 'loverboy' Nick Cannon – a whirlwind romance

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Mariah Carey and her 'loverboy' Nick Cannon – a whirlwind romance

She is one of the music world's biggest stars – a singer synonymous with glitz, glamour and sparkles galore. He, on the other hand, was a little known actor, musician and comedian; a showbiz jack of all trades.

But when Mariah Carey locked eyes with Nick Cannon on the set of her music video for Bye Bye, it was, the pop diva says, love at first sight

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