EXCLUSIVE: Nick Cannon addresses rumors he's dating TLC's Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas: 'I would say ask her'

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EXCLUSIVE: Nick Cannon Gushes He'd Be 'Lucky' to Date 'Somebody Like Chilli'

Does Nick Cannon have a new love in his life?

The America's Got Talent host spoke with ET on Thursday at the LA Premiere of the documentary Gleason, and played coy regarding rumors that he's dating TLC singer Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas.

"She's an outstanding and amazing woman," Cannon said. "I've known her for so, so many years and, you know, we've been friends."

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Earlier this week, speculation that the two were dating began when there were supposedly seen getting cozy at WDKX's Summerfest Concert in Rochester, New York.

"We got the opportunity to spend, uh, time together but I wouldn't-... I would say ask her," Cannon said, cautiously. "Ask her what the situation is."

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WESTWOOD, CA - JULY 14: TV personality Nick Cannon arrives at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2016 at the UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on July 14, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 14: Actor and rapper Nick Cannon arrives at the premiere of Amazon Studios' 'Gleason' at the Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on July 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Actor Nick Cannon attends the CFDA x Cadillac opening night party during New York Fashion Week: Men's Spring/Summer 2017 at Cadillac House on July 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Albert Urso/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Music artist Nick Cannon and Radio DJ J. Cruz attends Make A Wish VIP Experience At BET Experience on June 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)
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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: AJ Calloway (R) interviews Nick Cannon during his visit to 'Extra' at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on June 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: Nick Cannon and Heidi the dog from Hero Tails attend the AOL Build Speaker Series-Nick Cannon, 'America's Got Talent' at AOL Studios In New York on June 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Debra L Rothenberg/FilmMagic)
PASADENA, CA - MAY 07: Comedian and television personality Nick Cannon performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on May 7, 2016 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)
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NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS -- NBCUniversal Summer Press Day, April 1, 2016 -- Pictured: Nick Cannon of 'America's Got Talent' poses for a portrait during the NBCUniversal Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel on April 1, 2016 in Westlake Village, California. (Photo by: Mike Windle/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Nick Cannon (L) and Amber Grimes visit 'Extra' at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on March 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
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Cannon, 35, admitted that Thomas is "someone I do care dearly for," and that he's "excited when I get to see her," but being in the dating world is still something new to Cannon.

Cannon's seven-year marriage to Mariah Carey, with whom he shares 5-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe, officially came to an end when their divorce was finalized in April 2015.

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"I'm fresh in this game when it comes to being single. I like to say I'm damaged goods... What woman would want me?" Cannon said, laughing. "I would be so lucky to, uh, be able to claim to be dating somebody like Chilli."

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