Nicole Murphy Talks Nick Cannon, Dating Young Men, & Being Mother of Five Kids

Entertainment | Justin Dwayne Joseph | 08/31/2015 | 07:30 AM EDT

The model/reality star gets candid in the latest issue of BOMBSHELL by Bleu

Nicole Murphy isn't pulling any punches these days.

The 47-year-old model turned reality star, and mother of five (her and her ex-hubby Eddie weren't playing any games) is taking it to the ring in the latest issue of BOMBSHELL by Bleu, and she's talking about everything from how she maintains her knockout body to those pesky (yet juicy) Nick Cannon dating rumors. 

On How she manages to keep her sexy while being the mother of 5 children...

No Doubt, yes I’m a mom and my number one priority is my children, but I also have to take time for me, so I have to love me just as much as I love my babies. I make sure that I take the time out, (an hour a day) to hit the gym, stay fit and also eat healthy. I do have my moments where I do eat badly but the majority of the time I do eat healthy. I have it set up where Eddy, my ex husband, has my kids for a week and I have them for a week. So when he has them, I have time to work on my career and me. I only have two left in the house the rest are grown and out the house.

Her thoughts on dating younger men... 

I don’t see not one thing wrong with [it]. I really look at it and I think it’s messed up that we have this stereotype that it is wrong for an older woman to date a young man. Why are older men dating younger woman but no one says anything about it? Why can’t we get our freak on just like them? It’s time for people to stop making it like a bad thing. If they have a connection let them be happy and do them. When I see it I’m like good for you. 

If she’s currently dating...

No I’m currently single, focusing on me. I get asked out a lot but I think when the right one comes along it will be different. I’ve been in relationships for quite along time so it’s nice to be single and do whatever I want.

Those Nick Cannon dating rumors... 

We’re just friends. He’s a good guy but we’re just good friends. I see him we say hi, we hang out. We grab something to eat, but that’s about it

On Tying the knot again... 

I’m not close-minded to it. Maybe, I wouldn’t mind one day but I’m in no rush. If it happens it happens but I’m not looking for it.

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(Photo: Bombshell by Bleu; August 24, 2015)

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