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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon - Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon © Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Wedding Date:

April 30, 2008

Relationship Profile:

A whirlwind, six-week romance is all it took for Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon to get married. Many rumors, including one that the couple wed as a publicity stunt, have plagued the couple since they got together. With a decade between them, the older Carey and younger Cannon likely have other challenges ahead of them. But the couple has defended their love by expressing devotion to another in the media.

The Wedding:

Carey, 38, and Cannon, 27, married at Carey's estate in the Bahamas at sunset by Bishop Clifford Petty of National Church of God, according to People and MTV.com. The affair was intimate with only about 24 guests. Reports indicated that Cannon's family was not invited to the nuptials, but they sent their best wishes anyway.

The Honeymoon:

Duh! The couple honeymooned in the Bahamas, where the wedding was held. After all, they were all here.

What the Press Says about Them:

This duo is surprising and fascinating the media. Few knew about their wedding, and some of the press seemed to have not even realized they were dating until after they heard they were wed. The paparazzi loves them. The age difference and whirlwind romance gives everyone lots to talk about.

What We Learn from Their Relationship:

Love knows no age, and you must stand up for one another in public if you're serious about showing your commitment to the world.
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