Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon Engaged?

By Liz "Red" Thomas  |  05/01/2008

Mariah Carey and Nick CannonIs Mariah Carey engaged with "Wild N Out" star Nick Cannon?

That's the wildly reported rumor floating around currently, but neither celebrity has confirmed any such rumors.

When MTV pressed Nick during an interview on Monday (April 28), he squirming, being careful to answer, simply calling Carey "a great person."

The reporter then asked directly about their relationship, he laughed, ""I can't even know what to say. She's probably the most festive, remarkable person I've ever met. Good friend. Rumors happen. They do."

Rumors were have been running rampant with reports of the rumored couple being spotted all over the place holding hands, and Mariah fueled t further when she showed up at the after party for her Tribeca film, "Tennessee," in New York wearing an enormous pink diamond ring on, guess where, her ring finger.

And yes, Nick was in tow.

When asked at the party what he loved about Mariah, 27-year-old Cannon gave a one-word answer. "Everything," he told People.

According to a report from celeb-blogger Perez Hilton, Mariah's ring is the Nick proposed to his former fiancé Selita Ebanks with.

Ring given to Selita Ebanks (left), and ring Mariah Carey's been wearing (right) -- Photo:

Mariah has been long-rumored to be dating music executive Mark Sudack. While she never confirmed the romance, its changed ever since the media circus started with her and Nick.

She was previously married to record executive Tommy Mottola from 1993 to 1998.