The America’s Got Talent host posted nearly 20 Tweets on Wednesday night addressing “this challenging time” for his family.
“What infuriates me most is to hear people slander @MariahCarey. I will forever be in debted to her for blessing me with our children,” he wrote. “I will always love her unconditionally for this and so much more. @Mariah Carey is an amazing Mother and I trust her wholeheartedly…”
Cannon, 33, and Carey have been living apart for months, a source told PEOPLE in August.
Both the pop diva and TV personality have been photographed without their wedding rings.