Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon surprised us all with their marriage five years ago and today, the showstopping couple are still going strong. Looking red hot and immersed in water, Nick and Mariah cover Ebony‘s annual Couples Issue and inside, they’re dishing on what has sustained their strong bond (so far).
“It was early on when I found out how spiritual she was, and we had conversations about kids and how to live life. For her to share these values, it instantly let me know this is the person I’ve always wanted,” says the America’s Got Talent emcee of his leading lady.
Mariah adds, “Having babies definitely strengthened our bond because all the love that you have for each other is manifested into these two incredible beings.”
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The New York Knicks may not be having the best season, but Carmelo Anthony continues to win off the court with wife Lala. Now considered sports royalty, the power couple also flaunt their decade-long relationship for Ebony readers.
“We knew no matter what, we wanted each other. We needed [to be] in each other’s life, and that’s what’s been able to sustain this relationship all those years,” says the VH1 star of being with her hubby.
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