“As a father it kind of turns open a whole different page because now it’s like you’re trying to set a fine example,” the 32-year-old told Celebuzz at the TeenNick HALO Awards.
The event, created, co-hosted and produced by Cannon, celebrates teenagers who make a difference in their communities.
“They need to be recognized,” Cannon said about the honorees.
Cannon’s wife, Mariah Carey, was also on hand for the big night. The couple, who have been married for four years, welcomed twins Monroe and Moroccan in April 2011.
The family recently celebrated a “milestone,” Cannon dished on the red carpet.
“My son’s playing video games already . . . that’s crazy!” he said.
The 2012 TeenNick HALO Awards will air on Monday at 8PM ET on Nick at Nite.
For more of our chat with Nick Cannon, check out the video, above.
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