Washington D.C.: Once a comedian, always is so' Nick Cannon broke his silence regarding his former flame Mariah Carey's engagement to Australian billionaire businessman James Packer with utmost humour.
Nick Cannon with ex-wife Mariah Carey
Cannon took to Instagram to comment on the 45-year-old singer and the 48-year-old businessman's engagement, alongside an image of him lying on a hospital bed beside Kevin Hart, that bears the caption, 'It's just a ring Nick,' reports E! Online.
'Ha! This made me laugh out loud for real!!! HILARIOUS!' Cannon wrote. '#AllLove Congrats to @MariahCarey and James! May God Bless Your Future Union... #GreatPeople #GreatCouple.'
Packer proposed the Grammy-winning singer earlier this week with a 35-carat diamond engagement ring.
The 35-year old comedian had filed for divorce from Carey in December 2014 after six years of marriage. The two are parents to 4-year-old twins, son Moroccan and daughter Monroe. Packer, 48, split from second wife Erica Baxter, 38, in 2013. The two share three children.