Nick Cannon Reveals Son Zillion's Major Health Diagnosis

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On Tuesday, April 2, Nick Cannon took to social media to reveal his son Zillion's major diagnosis.

The father of 12 shares twins, Zillion and Zion, and daughter, Beautiful, with Abby De La Rosa. On Instagram, Cannon posted a video featuring Zillion alongside a lengthy message.

"Today our family recognizes World Autism Awareness Day which is beyond meaningful to us because our amazing 2 year old, Zillion, was recently diagnosed with ASD," the Masked Singer host shared.

As Cannon explained, Zillion is in good company. The doting dad listed Nikola Tesla, Sir Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and Michael Angelo "just to name a few dynamic individuals" with autism spectrum disorder.

"Our beautiful boy experiences life in 4D and teaches us something new everyday!" Cannon wrote. "His love, strength and brilliance light up every room he enters! We are blessed that God had placed such an amazing spirit under our guardianship and we have accepted this assignment wholeheartedly!"

His message concluded: "On this World Autism Awareness Day, we extend our embrace to families worldwide, acknowledging shared challenges and championing understanding. Together, let’s create a world of acceptance and compassion."

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In the comments, Instagram users showed Cannon and De La Rosa with love. One person wrote, "ZILLY has the best family to love and teach him ❤️."

Another person commented, "Welcome to the community!!!! Let’s continue to advocate, educate and celebrate our children ❤️."

Meanwhile, someone else shared, "My son was recently diagnosed at aged 3, he is non verbal and the most amazing little boy 💙 love to see advocates for our special little people 💙."

Yet another Instagram user wrote, "He will thrive having you as his support and advocate! God gave you a special gift with this sweet baby! 💙"

In addition to his three children with De La Rosa, Cannons shares: twins, Moroccan and Monroe, with his ex-wife, Mariah CareyGolden, Powerful and Rise with Brittany Bell; Legendary with Bre Tiesi; Onyx with LaNisha Cole; Halo and his late son, Zen, with Alyssa Scott.

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