Nick Cannon was seen out in public for the first time on Friday, following the tragic news of his late son Zen. died of a brain tumor last weekend.
The 41-year-old TV personality looked glassy-eyed as he emerged from a building in Los Angeles wearing a matching black jacket, mask and hat on Friday.
He has continued filming his syndicated talk show Nick Cannon Show while dealing with his grief, which he has shared with fans and viewers.
Tragedy: Nick Cannon first photographed after his five-month-old son, Zen, tragically died of a brain tumor … as the TV star reveals a new tribute tattoo
Up close: ‘I had the opportunity to go and get a tattoo of my son Zen as an angel on my rib,’ he told his studio audience, while showing the portrait of his little son with a halo, wings and a sash.
The sighting comes just one day after Nick revealed a tattoo of his five-month-old son depicted as an angel on his left rib cage, on Friday’s episode of his show.
Cannon shared her seventh and youngest child with 28-year-old former model Alyssa Scott and had revealed the shocking news of the baby’s passing on Tuesday, December 7.
Cannon’s tattoo showed his young son with a halo, wings, and a sash that read “Zen.”
Hard Times: Nick has continued filming his TV show as he grapples with the pain of losing his son.
Pain: The TV star put her hand to her chest while touring Los Angeles on Friday.
Revealed his last ink First showing a framed photo of her as her ‘photo of the day’, before sharing it was actually a photo of her rib cage.
“I had the opportunity to go and get a tattoo of my son Zen as an angel on my rib,” he told the audience at his New York studio. ‘I’m still all bandaged and it hurts, right here, right now,’ he shared.
The Masked Singer host said the portrait took about five and a half hours: “It was a lot of pain, but it was worth it.”
In his honor: The 41-year-old TV personality revealed a tattoo of his deceased five-month-old son depicted as an angel on his left rib cage, on Friday’s episode of his Nick Cannon show.
Gone too soon: Nick Cannon’s youngest son Zen tragically died of a brain tumor on Sunday, December 5.
Photo of the Day: She revealed her latest ink by first showing a framed photo of her as her ‘photo of the day’, before sharing it was actually a photo of her left rib cage.
Memorable: ‘I enjoyed every moment of the experience – having my son forever, right here as my rib, right here by my side, that’s my angel,’ he told his studio audience.
I enjoyed every moment of the experience. To have my son forever, right here as my rib, right here by my side. That’s my angel. ‘
From there, she shot a video of him in the tattoo parlor showing the process from conception to stencil to placement on his body.
Nick had emotionally shared earlier this week that he and Scott’s son, Zen, passed away on Sunday, December 5, after a battle with brain cancer.
‘Today is special to all of you for many reasons, but it will not be easy. I haven’t even shared this with anyone, not even the crew, ‘Cannon began before revealing the news of Zen’s death. “I had a really rough weekend.”
The process: From there, he shot a video of himself at the tattoo parlor showing the process that he said took nearly six hours.
Stencil: The video showed the conception of the ink and the stencil before placing it on your body.
Preparations: In a grab, the tattoo artist was seen placing it on his body.
Painful process: ‘It was a lot of pain, but it was worth it,’ he explained on Friday’s episode.
Water-eyed and choking, he told his study audience on December 7 that Zen died after previously suffering from hydrocephalus, a condition in which fluid builds up in the cavities of the brain, causing the head to swell from size and ultimately puts pressure on the brain. .
Cannon said the tumor developed rapidly around Thanksgiving and that he spent an emotional past weekend with Zen and Alyssa in Orange County, California, where he held it by the beach.
She explained on the show that the problems with her baby, born in June, started when she was around two months old, as they noticed her head looked large and they also thought she had a sinus problem.
We don’t think anything about that. But I wanted to take him to the doctor for his sinuses and his breathing. We thought it would be routine. ‘
Final moments: Cannon said the tumor developed rapidly around Thanksgiving and that he spent an emotional past weekend with Zen and Alyssa in Orange County, California, where he held it by the beach.
Hard road: Explained on show that problems with her baby, born in June, started when she was around two months old, as they noticed her head looked large before it was revealed that she had to undergo brain surgery and a bypass . in place to drain the fluid
After the checkup, Zen underwent brain surgery and a shunt was placed to help drain the fluid, but things ultimately took their toll.
“I’m here to show that I can fight this, I’m sorry, I’m vulnerable, I’m open,” he said, and continued filming the next day.
‘I’m greaving. I feel guilty on many levels. I never wanted to blow this up. I’ve kept it private for so long since I found out about Zen’s diagnosis regarding his mother Alyssa and all of our family members, ” he shared on December 8.
Zen was the fourth of Nick’s children born in the last year and a half, and also welcomed twins Zillion and Zion born in June with their current partner Abby de la Rosa, and their daughter Powerful in December 2020 with Brittany. Bell.
Heartbroken: Teary-eyed and choking, he told his studio audience on December 7 that Zen had died after saying ‘I had a very difficult weekend’ and added that he struggled to get through so much ‘time of quality ‘with both the baby and your child. baby mama on her last weekend