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Nick Cannon is blasting the media for its coverage of his rumored divorce from Mariah Carey.  In a long-winded Twitter rant on Wednesday, Cannon claimed he never made any statement confirming his split from the singer -- despite being quoted by "Yahoo! News" last month.  The "America's Got Talent" host tweets:

In addition to throwing shade at the "sources" helping to drive what he called "false reports," Nick says what hurts him the most is "to hear people slander" Mariah, writing "I love Mariah Carey and that will never change." 

The Twitter rant seems to include some mixed messages, however.  He denies having confirmed divorce rumors, but does say it has been a "challenging time for [him] and [his] family."  He also asks "all civilized people" to "respect [his] family and this process" at "this difficult time."  

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