"You put the kids first," he said, "but then when you understand that you have unconditional love for these human beings and you want the best existence for them, then you put whatever differences you may have had aside."
"A lot of times, when you think about breakups in relationships, it’s usually over ego," Cannon added. "And if you can remove your ego from that, and make it about your loved ones, that's what it's all about."
With their comfortable rapport and both artists working on new music, Grande asked Cannon if fans might be able to hope for a duet in the future.
The former couple have worked on music in the past, and according to Cannon, the idea of collaborating on tracks in the future isn't totally out of the question.
"You never know," he teased. "It could happen again."