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Eminem turned 50: interesting facts about the rapper

He has sold 230 million tracks worldwide and remains one of the most successful artists of our time.

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Marshall Mathers III, who rose to fame under the pseudonym Eminem, has had a very turbulent life up to this point. He married and divorced the same woman twice, recorded a rap about throwing her body in the trunk, played a fictional version of himself in a blockbuster movie, and won 15 Grammy Awards and 17 Billboard Music Awards. He also released nine albums, alternately topping the various charts. Having sold 230 million copies, Eminem remains a successful musician and is constantly referred to as one of the most influential rappers in the world. The king of hip-hop had his ups and downs, but he always got out of trouble and eventually ended up at the top of the music charts. So, interesting facts about Eminem.

He was abandoned by his father when he was a child.

Perhaps this is the reason why Eminem always looks so uptight. If you've heard any of his tracks, you should know that Marshall Mathers II left his wife and son when he was a child. In 2001, the father tried to meet with Eminem, saying, "I'm not interested in his money. I just want to talk." But the author of Slim Shady ignored that request.

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A childhood bully sued him.

Eminem was attacked as a child, the most egregious of the abusers was DeAngelo Bailey. In 1999, in an interview with Rolling Stone, he even confessed to the abuse himself. In the song "Brain Damage", Eminem called him to account, and he sued him for defamation. But the judge dismissed the lawsuit and even issued an opinion in the form of a 10-line rap.

As a child, he fell into a coma after a fight.

Mathers' bullying appears to have been serious. After one confrontation with Bailey, he was unconscious for four days. His mother tried to hold the school accountable, but the suit was dismissed.

He was harassed by his mentally unstable mother.

Although Debbie Mathers sometimes defended her son in difficult situations, their relationship was always turbulent for both of them. Eminem claimed to have practically raised his younger half-brother Nathan. In the song "Cleanin' Out My Closet," he also revealed that his mother seemed to suffer from Munchausen syndrome, which causes people to hurt their loved ones.

His mother abandoned him, but then came back.

Debbie Mathers blamed Eminem's father for abandoning the family. Though she did the same thing herself, discounting Marshall to great-aunt Edna and uncle Charles. Mathers revealed that they were basically the ones who raised him: "They were my family." Edna and Charles sent the boy to school and supported his desire to do choir

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His mother sued him.

At the height of his popularity, Eminem was subpoenaed by his own mother, who tried to shake money out of him. In her 2008 memoir, My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem, she wrote that the suit was filed by a lawyer without her consent. But nevertheless, in 1999, she tried to hold her son accountable for defamation and get $10 million in compensation. Debbie didn't like that Marshall publicly accused her of using illegal drugs.

Three times he stayed a sophomore year in ninth grade.

Judging by Eminem's songs, he has a good vocabulary. And it seems he wasn't the last student in school. But he wasn't. In fact, the young Marshall stayed in ninth grade three times as a sophomore before finally leaving school at 17. He once confessed to Rolling Stone, "I'm a total zero in math. Social studies is a dark forest for me, but I've always been good at English and have a good vocabulary.

Married and divorced Kim twice.

Almost anyone who knows anything about the Slim Shady performer's real life is aware of his tumultuous relationship with Kimberly Ann. They met when Marshall was just 15 years old. In 1995, at age 23, he became the father of baby girl Haley. With Kim, they were married from 1999 to 2001, divorced and remarried in 2006. Their second marriage didn't last a year. Now they have a normal relationship.

The idea for the Slim Shady album came to him in the toilet.

The Slim Shady longplay launched Eminem to musical Olympus. The compilation showcases the musician's alter ego and his rich inner world. However, the album's origins are quite humble. According to Eminem himself, he came up with the name of the lyrical hero Slim Shady in the WC, which, you must agree, doesn't sound as inspired as a visit from the Muse

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Эминем.

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His mother sued him.

At the height of his popularity, Eminem was subpoenaed by his own mother, who tried to shake money out of him. In her 2008 memoir, My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem, she wrote that the suit was filed by a lawyer without her consent. But nevertheless, in 1999, she tried to hold her son accountable for defamation and get $10 million in compensation. Debbie didn't like that Marshall publicly accused her of using illegal drugs.

Three times he stayed a sophomore year in ninth grade.

Judging by Eminem's songs, he has a good vocabulary. And it seems he wasn't the last student in school. But he wasn't. In fact, the young Marshall stayed in ninth grade three times as a sophomore before finally leaving school at 17. He once confessed to Rolling Stone, "I'm a total zero in math. Social studies is a dark forest for me, but I've always been good at English and have a good vocabulary.

Married and divorced Kim twice.

Almost anyone who knows anything about the Slim Shady performer's real life is aware of his tumultuous relationship with Kimberly Ann. They met when Marshall was just 15 years old. In 1995, at age 23, he became the father of baby girl Haley. With Kim, they were married from 1999 to 2001, divorced and remarried in 2006. Their second marriage didn't last a year. Now they have a normal relationship.

The idea for the Slim Shady album came to him in the toilet.

The Slim Shady longplay launched Eminem to musical Olympus. The compilation showcases the musician's alter ego and his rich inner world. However, the album's origins are quite humble. According to Eminem himself, he came up with the name of the lyrical hero Slim Shady in the WC, which, you must agree, doesn't sound as inspired as a visit from the Muse

Эминем.

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His childhood nickname... not Eminem.

He had many nicknames throughout his career. One of them, Eminem, has stuck with Marshall Mathers III forever. He is also sometimes introduced as "Slim Shady" and "Em." But as a kid, he was also called "Mickey," because of his big ears. No doubt he's glad that nickname is irretrievably a thing of the past.

He paid $100,000 after allegations of abuse.

Eminem has dealt with the courts more than once, going to jail for the first time at age 20. His history of administrative offenses doesn't look as good as his history of criminal offenses. But even the latter may have been added to when Eminem saw Kim making out with a guy named John Guerra outside a nightclub one day. The musician beat his rival to a semi-conscious state and was later forced to pay him $100,000 not to go to court.

He was pronounced dead many times.

Erroneous news of a particular musician's death appears time after time. So this sort of thing doesn't surprise anyone much. Take Paul McCartney, whom some consider a clone because the "real artist," according to them, died in the late 1960s. So, Em was pronounced dead four times as a result of car accidents and once as a result of banned substance poisoning. Fortunately, he is still alive and well.