Nick Cannon's five-month-old son has passed away

Nick Cannon's five-month-old son has passed away

TV personality Nick Cannon broke down in tears on-air as he revealed his five-month-old son Zen had died from a brain tumour. Zen's last moment was at the beach in his father's arms. Watch the heartbreaking moment below. 

Nick Cannon
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TV personality Nick Cannon announced on Tuesday that his youngest son, Zen, has sadly passed away from a brain tumour.

Cannon made the announcement on 'The Nick Cannon Show' on Tuesday morning, telling the audience his beloved son passed away from Hydrocephalus.

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Hydrocephalus is a form of brain cancer, in which fluid builds up in the cavities of the brain and increases the size of the ventricles, putting pressure on the brain.

Cannon, 41, said the tumour developed quickly around Thanksgiving, as he broke down in tears on his show.

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He continued by telling the audience that he spent the last moments with his son.  

The actor said he took his son on a trip to the beach on Sunday when he held his baby boy for the last time. He died soon after. 

Watch the heartbreaking moment below: 

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Image Credit: Twitter/ Pop Crave

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