When media mogul Nick Cannon was hospitalized two weeks ago, his worried wife, singer Mariah Carey-Cannon, took to her Twitter page and tweeted a photo of her husband in a hospital bed. She tweeted that Nick was in "mild kidney failure" and she asked her millions of followers to pray for him.

In my Medical Minute post on Acute Renal Failure, your auntie wrote: "Nick might not be in kidney failure at all (Nick and Mariah are such drama queens)."

Since we had no real information to go on -- other than the photo and Mariah's tweets -- fans were left to guess what was really ailing Nick. I guessed that Nick might have compartment syndrome (a consequence of intense weight lifting which can lead to kidney failure), or kidney stones.

Yesterday morning Nick returned to his radio gig at 92.3 WXRK, and he finally came clean about what caused his illness: a urinary tract infection.

"They thought it was kidney stones … then a kidney infection," Cannon said on his New York-based 92.3 NOW radio show. "They found out my kidneys weren't functioning well." He added, "We didn't want to say 'kidney failure' so people would think I gotta get new kidneys and Gary Coleman and all that stuff, so we said 'mild kidney failure.' "

Now he's drinking a lot of water and has a "couple more procedures" to go through. "Overall, I'm good," he said. "I'm feeling 100 percent." Source

So in other words, Nick Cannon was never in renal failure -- he just needed to drink more water.

And even if his blood creatinine level was a little out of range, why would Mariah tweet that he was in "mild renal failure" when that is not even a real diagnosis?

Once again, fame hungry celebrities go to drastic lengths to draw attention to themselves. :no:

  • ChocD aka C.D.

    I see no different than you saying Obama is trying to pass that bill in the last post.

    Women lie
    Men lie
    Bloggers lie

    Numbers dont :coffee:

  • caligirl

    Who would say such a thing :sad: :mad:

  • Bootcampgirl

    :lipssealed:

  • VDot

    I officially quit you today ChocD. I've been fighting it for awhile now, but today I throw in my resignation letter. With a two week notice though :wink:

    :rofl: :rofl:

  • boistop

    Yeah failure means they ain't working! That's more scurry

  • http://twitter.com/numba1deeva DeevaC

    lie of omission I guess. often when you are hospitalized doctors tell you all types of things that could be wrong with you before they finally diagnose you. i had a cyst rupture and they told me it was my appendix, had all these tests done and they saw it was a cyst that ruptured but they said it still might be my appendix. so they kept me over night. turns out my appendix was fine. they even wanted me to have surgery to remove it "just in case".

  • ChocD aka C.D.

    @Deeva

    I was just thinking that I have worked in a hospital before and doctors tell you the worst case scenario usually first. I have known people who didnt drink water, constantly had urinary tract infections be told that they were also suffering mild kidney failure.

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco aka Hippie

    ION what to say the chit is stupid they should STFU until they know what and if anything is really wrong! So yeah they lost major points

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco aka Hippie

    And furthermore drinking cranberry juice clears a urinary tract infection not just water

  • TPtotalpackage

    Lmaoooooooooo......@Choco!!!!!!! I knew they were lying too though.

  • caligirl

    Depending on the diagnosis it can take decades to go into complete failure. Mariah and Nick surely can't be that dumb to think the public would fall for that?

  • http://www.twitter.com/callmemiich PrytiBrownIs

    @CD Be careful.......lol

  • cheeks8683

    I figured it sounded wrong when it was reported thats why I didn't believe it....#showmeyourdoctorsnote

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco aka Hippie

    A grabby Queens gym teacher accused of flashing her students and dropping F-bombs in the classroom is still earning a hefty salary doing desk work, the Daily News has learned.

    Carmen Rodriguez, who survived three investigations and a near-firing, pulls down $75,000 a year despite the raunchy antics that forced her into administrative duties.

    According to city investigators, her salacious teaching style included stroking one student’s inner thigh during class, routinely using foul language — and inviting another student to visit her home and “see her cat.”

    In addition, while teaching a GED Plus phys-ed class at Fort Totten in November 2010, Rodriguez — wearing either a thong or no panties — did a series of leg lifts, students said, that left nothing to their imaginations.

    The three probes by special commissioner of investigation Richard Condon also found she spoke openly about sex during class time and once swore in Spanish at a student.

    Rodriguez also made inappropriate sexual remarks, telling one male student “you like it rough” and commenting on how she enjoyed watching football players “run around in their tights.”

    And in one memorable exchange, Rodriguez told her students that she would go “ape s—“ if Crystal Light powder was ever made available in grape flavor.

    But it wasn’t enough to cost Rodriguez her job, despite two letters of reprimand and a city Education Department call for her dismissal.

    Instead, she was fined $15,000 — taken out of her paycheck across 18 months — after a series of 2011 hearings before an independent arbitrator chosen by the city and the teachers union.

    Even the arbitrator who spared Rodriguez from unemployment blasted her conduct.

    “Not only did (Rodriguez) not model proper behavior, the evidence demonstrates she instigated and promoted bad behavior in her class,” he wrote in his decision.

    In interviews with the arbitrator, the teaching veteran — who started with the Education Department in 1998 — insisted she is innocent.

    She declined to comment when reached by The News at her Queens home.

    Rodriguez worked in several schools as a health and physical education teacher, moving to the GED Plus program in August 2007.

    She was yanked out of the classroom in September 2011 after the third investigation.

    “In 2011, when (investigators) substantiated additional incidents of misconduct, (the Education Department) brought charges seeking her termination,” said department spokeswoman Margie Feinberg.

    “Following a hearing, however, an arbitrator decided not to terminate her.”

    Frank Davis, Rodriguez’s arbitration lawyer, said his client wasn’t fired because the Education Department didn’t have evidence.

    He added that the witnesses called against Rodriguez were not credible and one of them had been suspended for attacking a teacher.
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    Jacked from Bossip

    WTF is wrong Im serious so many females out here mad and lonely for companionship desperate for attention so they stoop to preying on little children becuz having a man that don't work is the worse sin in society nowadays :rolleyes:

  • caligirl

    cheeks8683 says:

    I figured it sounded wrong when it was reported thats why I didn’t believe it….#showmeyourdoctorsnote

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    You sound like my old boss :rofl:

  • http://twitter.com/numba1deeva DeevaC

    speaking of the not drinking water. my girlfriends mom doesn't drink water at all. so one day we were at the hospital and i asked the doctor to advise her to drink more water for the sake of her kidneys (which was the cause of her hospital visit). do you know what he told me? drinking water isn't necessary, she just needs to stay hydrated. i was shocked!

  • ChocD aka C.D.

    Is anybody suprised at the aging popstar and her son Nick. I for one am not. Ion believe her carrying her babies at age 52 generated the buzz she wanted so she has to find a way to keep her name in the headlines.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daPJTxuY7G8&feature=rellist&playnext=1&list=PLC1F19AC20F7 ELove

    :blink: ... :tape: ... :coffee:

  • Yall still crazy

    Choco, go see drake :coffee:

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    WING WING WING HERRO? What is wrong with CD yall? :hahaha:

  • ChocD aka C.D.

    @Yall Herro I do nothing wrong (innoncent laugh with hand over mouth slightly) :coffee:

    :rofl: :rofl: at Mariah looking like she is making Nick drink out of his sippy cup :rofl:

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco aka Hippie

    @Yall
    I got u and I responded :hugs:

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco aka Hippie

    It seems crazy that a business would fire someone for doing “free work” on her lunch break, right?? Well that’s what happened to the woman photographed above and she’s finally getting unemployment benefits after two years of fighting and financial ruin:

    Sharon Smiley had worked for 10 years as a receptionist and administrative assistant at a Chicago real estate company until she was fired for skipping lunch one day. After a two-year battle, an appeals court in Illinois has found that denial of her unemployment benefits was “clearly erroneous.”

    Smiley, 48, punched out of work for lunch Jan. 28, 2010, but remained at her desk to finish a project assigned by a manager because she did not plan to eat that day, she said. Smiley, who had passed her 10-year anniversary with the company more than a month before, said another manager told her it was time for her to go to lunch and step away from her desk, but she refused. That manager observed Smiley working on a spreadsheet on her computer, answering the phone and responding to questions by people who approached her desk, according to a filing from the appellate court of Illinois.

    The company’s human resources director then became involved, explaining that hourly non-exempt employees were required to take a 30-minute lunch break, a policy that had been in the company handbook for 10 years, according to the filing. Not following the policy would be a violation of Illinois’ labor laws, the HR director said. “I knew you couldn’t eat lunch at your desk,” Smiley told ABC News. “I was under the impression that because I was punched out and I could do what I want.”

    Smiley said her job had became so stressful that she suffered a stroke and was off work for almost three months, beginning July 13, 2009, according to the court filing. After being fired, Smiley learned she was ineligible for unemployment benefits because she had been discharged for misconduct connected with her work.

    She appealed to the Illinois Department of Employment Security’s board of review three times, was denied, then took her case to a circuit court. That court ruled Smiley, who did not challenge the firing, was eligible for benefits. An unemployed person in Illinois is qualified for unemployment unless there is misconduct, which “has been defined as conduct evincing such willful or wanton disregard of an employer’s interests,” according to the state’s legal test in a ruling from the board of review.

    Smiley received a check with a lump sum on Nov. 28 for several months of unemployment, a percentage of her previous salary. Then she received a check every two weeks for $528 until she obtained her latest job last month.

    After nine months of unemployment, Smiley obtained a similar job at another company on Dec. 13. She said her new employer has a more liberal lunch policy.

    “They told me I could sit at my desk, I could be at my computer during lunch, or I could look at magazines. And in my area, they have two flat-screen TVs on the wall,” she said with a chuckle.
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    Jacked from Bossip

    MOFOS are SOOOOOOOOO DUMB!

  • BigCityGirl

    Folks need to be careful about saying things that are not true....it just may happen. I'm glad he is doing fine...

  • caligirl

    Choco aka Hippie says:

    It seems crazy that a business would fire someone for doing “free work” on her lunch break, right?? Well that’s what happened to the woman photographed above and she’s finally getting unemployment benefits after two years of fighting and financial ruin:

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    They just wanted to get rid of her....

  • http://www.buzzfeed.com/burnred/the-25-funniest-autocorrects-of-2011-281t JMO

    :koolaid2: <--- Pours out a lil liquor for CD ... I'll miss you boo :bye:

  • Mother Jefferson

    ELove :waves:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NST6L340KFc&feature=youtube_gdata_player MzDimplez1123

    @ Cali...That's what I think. What company gets mad at gettin free work and she covered their asses with the labor laws by clocking out. She was making too much, somebody a control freak or something else is going on.

  • ChocD aka C.D.

    :rofl: @ JMO

    :shrugs: Whatevs :peace:

  • YepIsaidIt

    At topic: :wtf: and :rolleyes:

  • YepIsaidIt

    Choco aka Hippie says:

    And furthermore drinking cranberry juice clears a urinary tract infection not just water

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    :cosign:

  • LuvMySailor

    I don't think she "lied", I think she just tweeted what the doctors told her.

    I am actually fighting a UTI right now and my kidneys hurt. It took doctors a while to figure out what was wrong (months) because I didn't have the classic sysmptons (cloudy urine) until much much later.

  • http://www.buzzfeed.com/burnred/the-25-funniest-autocorrects-of-2011-281t JMO

    :waves: <--- *yelling* "Get your 'Free CD' shirts" ... "Get your 'Free CD' shirts" ... "Gotta a good deal going on, buy one get your 'Free His' shirt fa freee"

    Sorry CD, I gotta pay Sallie Mae somehow :coffee:

  • caligirl

    YepIsaidIt go to :kona: for that gravie :rofl:

    Dimpz - She was aiming for retirement and they weren't having that...

  • ChocD aka C.D.

    Tears up friend contract with JMO. :nono: You sold me out for that hoe Sallie Mae. I AM DONE.COM WITH YOU.EDU

  • Ms.Fashion

    Yall still crazy says:

    Choco, go see drake

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    WING WING WING HERRO? What is wrong with CD yall?

    ______________________
    Why am I just now realizing what this actually supposed to mean???

    I am soooooooo slow.................. :hahaha:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daPJTxuY7G8&feature=rellist&playnext=1&list=PLC1F19AC20F7 ELove

    @Mother Jefferson
    Hey BABY !!!!

    And I DAMN NEAR Fainted from :rofl: at @MzDimpz Gravi Though :blink:

  • (((GLO-RAY!!!)))

    Well, good for them. At least it's not that serious. They probably should have said nothing. Maybe that he had the flu?

  • I Go There

    Alright what we talking bout now...

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NST6L340KFc&feature=youtube_gdata_player MzDimplez1123

    Sorry E! :hug: :lol:

  • sexyphillygirl

    Of course they were lying failure of the kidneys is NO laughing matter, she is a numb nut anyway smh

  • http://www.buzzfeed.com/burnred/the-25-funniest-autocorrects-of-2011-281t JMO

    :lol: ... @CD :hug:

  • Mannie

    I think somebody left the blog agry from the wikipedia post...lol...Some people cant take the SR contributor heat...

  • cheeks8683

    My question is this...how did Mariah go from 30 (2005 Emancipation) to 50 years old (above pic) in the face in 0.5 seonds? Was it those dang fertility drugs?

  • caligirl

    @IGO - Geriatric Mariah Carey and her lying toddler husband Nick

  • http://dawnsheen.blogspot.com/ Dawn Sheen

    And even if his blood creatinine level was a little out of range, why would Mariah tweet that he was in “mild renal failure”
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    In all fairness this is the woman who refers to her children as butterflies so in her mind Nick was a catapillar and his cacoon got stuck or something like that.

    Will you please do a medical minute on Lil Kim? I am sure none of her insides are real nor her outsides...I need to know.

  • (((GLO-RAY!!!)))

    Mannie says:

    I think somebody left the blog agry from the wikipedia post…lol…Some people cant take the SR contributor heat…
    ----------------------------------------------------

    He was just a dumb kid with alot of time on his hands, Mannie.

  • LaceFace

    :offtopic:

    I just read a tweet from T.M.Z. saying they spoke to JayZ's rep.... the story that we wont use the word b!tches anymore since having the baby is B.S. He never said that.

    We all knew that wasnt gonna happen anyways.

  • (((GLO-RAY!!!)))

    caligirl says:

    @IGO – Geriatric Mariah Carey and her lying toddler husband Nick

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    That's not nice.....

  • caligirl

    Cheeks - Those fertility drugs aren't nothing to play with. There seems to be a link with between fertility drugs and breast cancer and the women always seem to look like they age. Maybe it's the stress?

  • Mannie

    (((GLO-RAY!!!))) says:

    Mannie says:

    I think somebody left the blog agry from the wikipedia post…lol…Some people cant take the SR contributor heat…
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    He was just a dumb kid with alot of time on his hands, Mannie.
    ___________________

    I mean i respect passion in a debate but he was just so far out left field...Oh well maybe next time he will come with more information. I actually watched that doucmentary he is talking about abd it does have a few buit s in there that is good information but other parts are clearly skewed to eviscerate any Washington politician.

  • (((GLO-RAY!!!)))

    "Rodriguez told her students that she would go “ape s—“ if Crystal Light powder was ever made available in grape flavor."
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    This is when I thought she was an SR member.

  • http://dawnsheen.blogspot.com/ Dawn Sheen

    ChocD aka C.D. says:

    Is anybody suprised at the aging popstar and her son Nick. I for one am not. Ion believe her carrying her babies at age 52 generated the buzz she wanted so she has to find a way to keep her name in the headlines.

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    With Wikipeedia down i can't edit her age.. damn it

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daPJTxuY7G8&feature=rellist&playnext=1&list=PLC1F19AC20F7 ELove

    @cheeks
    :rofl: And I ACTUALLY Like-n-Respect Mariah's Talents (Don't KNOW Why Though...) Becuz She is LEGITIMATELY Mentally-Handicapped IMO :coffee:

  • http://twitter.com/numba1deeva DeevaC

    cheeks8683 says:

    My question is this…how did Mariah go from 30 (2005 Emancipation) to 50 years old (above pic) in the face in 0.5 seonds? Was it those dang fertility drugs?

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    she's not wearing a ton of make up in the picture above, plus that pic isn't retouched.

  • caligirl

    @Dawn Sheen - Hey cutiepie :smile:

  • cheeks8683

    Cheeks – Those fertility drugs aren’t nothing to play with. There seems to be a link with between fertility drugs and breast cancer and the women always seem to look like they age. Maybe it’s the stress?
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    Maybe...but if I have have problems having a baby and they suggest those drugs I'll take the adoption route #thankyouverymuch

  • caligirl

    Calling someone dumb isn't nice :smile:

    :hug: to mrs.mommy

  • caligirl

    cheeks - Maybe…but if I have have problems having a baby and they suggest those drugs I’ll take the adoption route #thankyouverymuch

    :agree:

  • I Go There

    *Wondering if Brandy is wearing a Bra right now :thinking:

  • http://www.buzzfeed.com/burnred/the-25-funniest-autocorrects-of-2011-281t JMO

    I Go There says:

    *Wondering if Brandy is wearing a Bra right now :thinking:
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    What in the random hell?? :lol:

  • KDub

    Mariah is eternally TWELVE. When my daughter was 12 she didn't get the story straight all the time either.

    She told my mom once I was gone to the casino... when I was gone to get some cards cause I couldn't find the ONES FROM the casino...and we were trying to play spades that night. My momma called me cussing me the fugg OWT thinking I done left my kids at the house and I was gone to Cherokee!

  • I Go There

    @JMO

    I was just thinking out loud.

  • http://dawnsheen.blogspot.com/ Dawn Sheen

    JMO says:

    I Go There says:

    *Wondering if Brandy is wearing a Bra right now
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    What in the random hell??
    ----
    I wonder is Rick Ross is wearing a bra right now

  • http://www.buzzfeed.com/burnred/the-25-funniest-autocorrects-of-2011-281t JMO

    Which brings on a better feeling... Taking your bra off after a long day OR finally scratching that spot under your weave that has been itching forever??!! - facebook friend

    I guess everyone is thinking out loud IGO :lol:

  • I Go There

    Dawn Sheen says:

    JMO says:

    I Go There says:

    *Wondering if Brandy is wearing a Bra right now
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    What in the random hell??
    —-
    I wonder is Rick Ross is wearing a bra right now
    ________________________________________________

    See Dawn you fking it up right now...

    AND JMO... just stop

  • Creamy, A.K.A ChicNiccAalien

    #random i guess here is some news

    They do not need to pass SOPA they already have been taking over websites like in the case of the San Diego woman that was arrested for owning a website the Wall Street Journal wanted so they had the New York City District Attorney indict her for Personal Identity Theft of a website domain.

    They kidnapped this woman from her home in San Diego and keep her in prison for 3 weeks in two states without giving her her charges or a attorney. She had a miscarriage in prison.

    They then took her to New York City to face felony charges of Personal Identity Theft on 4 counts as a New York City resident. She was facing 21 years for legally owning a website that a major corporation wanted so that they could turn it into a new business model.

    Her husband paid the $50,000 bail and took her home to California when the judge told her that Newspapers rea people and that gave them jurisdiction in California.

    The husband sued in Federal court the Dow Jones & Co. – The New York District Attorney – The City of New York – The NYPD and was told they all had absolute immunity.

    The case is now in the 2 Circuit Court of Appeals Case # 11-2619 Sorokin vs New York District Attorney. So yes they can come to your home kidnap you, make you disappear for weeks without a attorney and then put you in jail over a website domain dispute.

  • https://twitter.com/Mizz_Dallas mizzdallas

    Which brings on a better feeling… Taking your bra off after a long day OR finally scratching that spot under your weave that has been itching forever??!!

    Taking my bra off I have DD's and I need to free my breatisis's

  • Hershey

    @ Dawn Ricky prefers to allow his :boobs: to hang low just like his chain
    :lol:

  • LolliepopLyfe

    Well, that could explain their difficulty with having children. If his "lil soldiers" were coming out like toothpaste rather than "warm honey" :shrug:... Could have saved them a lot of money if they'd just add water.

  • Lady_L

    Speaking of attention whores, Sandra will you post that story of Kim Kardashian and her mother Kris getting caught with their fake trip to Dubai, and the fake pictures they released??

  • Destinee

    too keep ya'll out of their damn business!