Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
04/06/2011 at 05:00 AM EDT
Is Nick Cannon having second thoughts about the artistic nude pictures he and pregnant wife Mariah Carey
"My children are going to have to see these pictures," Cannon said on his radio show, Rollin' with Nick Cannon
, Tuesday morning of the photos, which he intends to display in his house. "It's a little weird."
"It's a little nasty," he continues. "I mean, have you ever seen your parents naked?"
While Carey, 42, hasn't been shy about showing off her pregnant body publicly – she recently Tweeted a photo
of her painted stomach – Cannon, 30, says the photos were intended to be reminders his wife's pregnancy. Now, though, modesty is setting in.
"When they get older and their friends come over," Cannon says of his children, "they will see the pictures and say, 'Your daddy's butt naked.' "
Adds the father-to-be
: "I don't want my naked booty out there for everyone to see!"