But that issue has been resolved, according to CNN. Thedaughter, who was reportedly born first, is named Monroe Cannon. And the son isMoroccan Scott Cannon. Mariah decided not to give Monroe a middle name because she herself doesn't have one.
Monroeis named after Mariah's idol, Marilyn Monroe. Mariah is such a huge MarilynMonroe fan that she purchased the late star's white piano from an auction. Inher will, Mariah leaves the prized possession to the Smithsonian.
Moroccan's first name was inspired by his father's proposal.Nick asked Mariah to marry him in the Moroccan Room on the top tier of Mariah'sapartment in New York City.Moroccan's middle name Scott is also the middle name of his father and maidenname of Nick's grandmother.
Monroeweighed 5 pounds and 3 ounces, and Moroccan weighed 5 pounds and 6 ounces.
Mariah's publicist, Cindi Berger, said she was excited forthe family. "It has been a long, emotional journey for this family, and Icouldn't be happier for all of them," she told CNN.
The twins were born on the couple's third weddinganniversary. In upholding their tradition of renewing their vows annually, ReverendAl Sharpton officiated an intimate ceremony in the hospital.
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