Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon on Twins, Parenthood

Barbara Walters receives exclusive access to couple's brand-new twin babies.
4:23 | 10/21/11

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Right -- the best selling female artists of all time eighteen number one singles -- 175. Million albums sold she conquered the music business now she says marriage and motherhood has changed her life and our Barbara Walters sat down exclusively with -- Her husband -- and -- tell us all about it. The big night for 20/20 we have chris' piece with Stephanie and does that thing altogether ought to -- yeah well. That's a big year from Mariah -- six months ago on April 30. She and Nick -- -- very cute successful Huntsman gave birth to twins a boy and a girl up. And tonight you'll see these twins' father -- Palestine and bath and about. But it was. It wasn't only about having babies that was difficult -- for her it was also about making a commitment because riots first marriage. To -- an executive Tom -- I was -- tempestuous she divorced him saying He tried to control how life. And -- -- there and I she's taking a chance again live Nick Cannon who confessed. That He -- -- cautioned her from the very beginning. We were afraid of marrying again. Initially I was afraid. The concept of marriage play this is a different situation then ten. How many if a person -- a different time my life and nobody will ever be able to steal my spirit. Again so I'm just happy to be in love -- to be here you. Told me that you were afraid that you could never trust. Anyone. Again can trust him. Sometimes. Tell about accessing -- and sometimes you tell me that's only I think -- -- We're happy -- get -- -- -- -- especially when he's nice when he's nice he's the best on the 100 times is not nice. Canada and around -- -- -- -- Basra. Playing around let's put it that way -- color -- news. They both admit to being impulsive. And I -- we -- they started dating. And his younger supposed to -- -- in the -- and. I told -- we're coming after this interview this empires and -- -- center escapee estimates that they -- acted totally. -- have a love for candy and I got down on one. With my stand by his hand and race into opening that was broken candy but it was -- -- -- behind thing. Chuckling acting as a married can expect -- Did you have fertility treatments to try to get pregnant and I did it when it. Do you want to know I was having twins. Is a high risk. OK it was scary -- at the same time. What are you worried about carrying -- child. I don't think I understood the enormity and the magnitude of what it really does to your body like it's not just oh you don't look pretty and you have a -- Now. We can't wait to see the twins to nine -- they want more children or she had a very difficult time -- care about an absurdity because of this. She does not want my children she's such as -- a boy and girl that's -- He would like my children but they didn't go to uproot and -- to fail that Barbara but it must be something for these twins Mariah Carey is your mother and you know all moms what it's. Single lullabies and I love seeing -- -- right does that with the twins and. Digging caves yeah and then. That game that you believe not okay. So beautiful there with the endangered her attempt to buckle and names -- -- walked out and Monroe mother walked out. Because that's the -- which you saw waiting -- part of this decade. Monroe is because Marilyn Monroe was my eyes until you'll see occasional scene toward the apartment she has hit not -- -- White piano. And hand living -- say you know what -- -- the kids was. Rock and run up -- -- little nickname for both of them. And you got so much out of them. That's always think -- are a little while we're between chris' piece -- -- -- We think it's a good chance to yes and you can see Barbara exclusive interview with Mariah and nick tonight on wanting to wanting to big show at ten. -- -- -- --

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