Mariah Carey’s ex, Nick Cannon, has previously expressed his doubt in the authenticity of her newish relationship with long time dancer Brian Tanaka. The singer posted a few new photos of her wearing a Hershey Kisses studded bikini top in a tub full of candy, solo alongside this pic featuring Tanaka. We see big smiles, champagne, muscles and cleavage – it’s can’t all be fake, can it (Nick)?

Happy Valentine's Day!! 😘 #happyvalentinesday #happy #moments #bubbles 💖🥂🍾🥂🍾💖

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During a radio interview with Howard Stern, Cannon didn’t hold back when it came to his skepticism (*cynicism?) surrounding his ex wife’s new relationship with 33 year old Tanaka.

First of all, I think the whole reality show is fake. I’m a producer, so I know how [it works]… I don’t buy non of that s**t.
— Nick Cannon, February 8th

Carey, 46, split from Aussie billionaire James Packer in October 2016 before hooking up with Tanaka, a move Cannon thinks is explicitly made for TV. Despite his harsh feelings towards the new romance, Cannon adds,

I love Mariah. I’ll never stop loving her. She gave me two, amazing beautiful gifts. We talk every day.

So what do you think? Is this relationship real or made-for-TV?