Nick Cannon has had a whirlwind of a year so far, battling mild kidney failure, and lung and heart problems before discovering that he has lupus nephritis, which he explains as "a rare form of lupus that's just attacking my kidneys.
"They thought it was just kidney disease, and then they were trying to figure out why my immune system was attacking my kidneys, and that was sort of the root of it all," Nick explained on Good Morning America this morning, where he opened up for the first time on TV about his illness. "I scared a lot of people. I scared myself."
Nick revealed on Feb. 17 that he would be leaving his morning radio show due to doctor's orders to cut down his hectic work schedule. And although he is still keeping his America's Got Talent hosting gig, Nick admits that giving up his lifestyle has been very difficult.
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