Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon . (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

“I guess someone maybe overheard that [suggestion], and this is a good way to make a quick buck, or call the tabloids,” he suggested. “It’s kind of sad that people think that we’ll make money off of these newborns.”

Carey, who played a social worker in the movie “Precious,” gave birth to twins, Monroe and Moroccan, in early May. She and the children are still in the hospital. Carey did not address the social worker’s visit on Twitter.

If this story ever appears in a tabloid, it will be old news thanks to the proud papa.

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