Nick Cannon’s youngest son, Zen, died on December 5 from brain cancer. Zen was only five months old. Cannon revealed the news on his talk show on December 7th. He is now reflecting on what happened as he mourns the death of his child.

Nick Cannon posted clips of Zen to his social media outlets as well “A MESSAGE FROM NICK”. Cannon dedicated the episode to his “beautiful son,” who was his seventh and youngest child. Model Alyssa Scott delivered Zen in June.

While speaking to TMZ, Cannon explained how he is grieving the loss of his son. Nick got a tattoo of his son, and says that’s only the beginning of what he plans to do to make sure Zen is in his thoughts and prayers. The TV show host also said “working” is something that helps him push through all the pain and continue forward.

Zen was Nick Cannon’s seventh child. He said that Zen taught him so much about fatherhood. He wants to keep Zen’s memory alive forever. His advice to families dealing with tragedies was patience and prayers.


Alyssa Scott, is dealing with the tragedy as best she can, and he’s doing the same in his own stoically way. The parents kept the health issues of their infant private. So, it was a real shock to hear the little boy had passed. Our condolences go out to Nick Cannon and his family in this time of unimaginable difficulty.

Shifa Jahan

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