Twitter Announcement: Nick Cannon Kidney Failure

When it comes to making big announcements, Twitter has proven to be the outlet to do so. From the tsunami in Japan to presidential hopefuls dropping out of the political race, Twitter is the place to find breaking news- NOW!So it’s no surprise that five time Grammy winner, Mariah Carey, 41, tweeted for prayers and support after her husband of almost four years, Nick Cannon, 31, was hospitalized for kidney failure.“Please pray for Nick as he’s fighting to recover from a mild kidney failure. #mybraveman,” Carey tweetedyesterday.

After vacationing in Aspen, Colorado for the holidays, reported that Cannon was rushed to a hospital there and later transferred to a hospital in Los Angeles and is now recovering.

Cannon confirmed

this on his own Twitter and thanked everyone for their “love, prayers and concern.” also reported that although Cannon is tweeting in a “good mood,” Carey admitted “that he isn’t doing as well as he would have his fans think” because although stable, he is in considerable pain.

Several minutes after his post about transferring hospitals, Cannon tweeted a photo of him getting his hair cut along with the tweet, “getting back to business.”

So whether he is putting up a front for fans or Carey is being very protective, is left for fans to decipher. had a theory about how he got kidney failure, saying it may have been due to him fighting off the flu, which “is certainly not a rare occurrence in Aspen” and became dehydrated.