Scott Doctor/Splash News Online
05/28/2010 at 01:00 PM EDT
When Mariah Carey
pulled out of Tyler Perry's latest film, it only increased speculation that the pop diva is pregnant
. But her husband, America's Got Talent
host Nick Cannon, dropped by E! studios Thursday night to clear the air.
"I do want to make a big announcement right here on Daily 10
," he told a reporter
. "My Jack Russell terrier puppy Cha Cha is pregnant again!"
Though it remains to be seen whether or not the couple's dog is really expecting, Carey dropped by Barbara Walters's SIRIUS XM Radio talk show
last year and said she hoped to become a mom – to some four-legged furballs. "I want [my dogs] to have puppies," she said of Cha Cha and her other pup, JJ. "They're going to be very cute!"
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