TMZ has the scoop...
The following is an excerpt from Big Buzz: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are splitting?
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon separated back in May -- and are living apart ... and we're told divorce lawyers have been negotiating a property settlement and custody agreement for months and the divorce is "a done deal."
Sources connected with the couple tell TMZ ... Mariah and Nick have been living in separate houses in NYC since May. He sees the kids but that's the extent of their contact.
Our sources say ... Nick's appearance on Big Boy's radio show in March was the beginning of the end. Nick played Big Boy's game -- name the 5 celebs you've slept with. Nick named 5, but our sources say the one that made Mariah insane was Kim Kardashian.
We're told Mariah tore into Nick for weeks ... feeling humiliated and the relationship never recovered.
E! News tells us more...
The following is an excerpt from Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey's Marriage on the Rocks? Couple Has Been "Living Apart," Source Says
While the duo have remained mum on the hearsay, Cannon did address the rumors of divorce during an interview with Parade back in May, and denied that there was any trouble brewing in his marriage.
"You kind of have to ignore it because every week it's something different, and if you paid attention to it, it actually probably would start really affecting you...There's no merit or truth to it. It's kind of humorous, really. It couldn't be further off from the truth, and it really affects the credibility of the so-called newspapers," he said.