Nick Cannon hospitalised with mild kidney failure

Updated: Jan 04, 2012, 20:16 PM IST

London: American actor-comedian Nick Cannon, who is married to pop star Mariah Carey has been hospitalised with a mild kidney failure.

The 31-year-old `America`s Got Talent` host took ill earlier this week and has been admitted to a medical facility, reported Daily Mail online.

Carey took to Twitter to ask fans to pray for her husband and uploaded a picture of her and Cannon cuddling in his hospital bed while she gives him a drink through a straw.

"Please pray for Nick as he`s fighting to recover from a mild kidney failure. My braveman (sic)," she tweeted.

The couple became proud parents of twins, a son and a daughter, last year.