What Does Mariah Carey Think of Nick Cannon Expecting His 8th Child? Nick Cannon is expecting his 8th child with former NFL’er Johnny Manziel’s ex-wife, Bre. This has led many to wonder, what does Mariah Carey think of all of this?’ According to a source she is supportive of Nick and they coparent great. Her main concern is making sure the twins she shares with him remain a part of his life and that he gives them equal attention. Nick is very involved in their lives. Are you (or someone you know) friends with an ex and co-parent well with them? Was it a process to get to that point?