Almost six years after their break up, Nick Cannon is opening up about the real reason he dumped Kim Kardashian back in the beginning of 2007— she lied about making a sex tape.
The America’s Got Talent host dated Kim from September 2006 to January 2007, but is now saying that he called it quits when the reality star didn’t fess up to her filmed bedroom romp with Ray J.
“That was my issue. We talked about the tape…and she told me there was no tape,” he said on ‘The Howard Stern Show’ about the video that made Kim famous. “If she had been honest with me I might have tried to hold her down and be like ‘that was before me.’”
Nick, who is now happily married to Mariah Carey, insists that, even though he split from Kim, he still considers her a nice person.
“She is a great girl,” he admits of his former flame. “She’s actually one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet, but the fact that she lied and told me there was no tape?” Not cool, Kim.
Nick, like many others, even thinks his ex-girlfriend may have leaked the intimate footage for her own personal benefit.
“I still think she might even have had a part to play with its release,” he admitted. “I think she’s a great businesswoman if you ask me.”