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June 30, 2001 - eYada.com will have a special show on July 3rd at noon to discuss the implications of Eminem's edited version of The Real Slim Shady causing a radio station to be fined. The show will include Russell Simmons, Henry Rollins and a slew of other musicians and pundits.

June 29, 2001 - Jay Leno during his monologue Thursday said, "Beach Boy founder Brian Wilson... admits now he's only gone surfing once in his entire life. With all those great surfing songs -- says he is not a surfer. Next thing they're gonna tell us, Eminem isn't really black."

June 29, 2001 - Eminem received one year of probation Thursday on a weapons charge from his run-in with an ICP associate. Circuit Judge Denise Langford Morris told Eminem, "Poor judgment is an understatement for what you did." Read more.

June 29, 2001 - MTVasia.com reports song-writing duo Leiber and Stoller have said that Eminem is just like Elvis. Read more.

June 28, 2001 - The New York Daily News quotes MTV spokeswoman Jeannie Kedas on deciding to play the D-12 Purple Hills video saying, "We had a dialogue with the label and they provided us with an acceptable version for our air."

June 28, 2001 - D-12 landed at #1 on the SoundScan charts this week after selling just under 372,000 copies of Devil's Night. Read more.

June 28, 2001 - A Michigan court ruled yesterday that Debbie Mathers-Nelson will have to settle with the $25,000 settlement she claims to have been tricked into agreeing to.

June 27, 2001 - The Sun quotes Dido joking about future projects with Eminem saying, "We should do a rap version of My Fair Lady. We could call it My Fair Motherf***er."

June 27, 2001 - Billboard.com reports that after several days of negotiations, MTV has agreed to air the D-12 Purple Pills video, but only during overnight hours. Read more.

June 27, 2001 - Danger Kitty singer Michael Diamond, famous for their Discover Card commercial, says to Metal-Sludge.com that Eminem is laziest singer in rock today... Rock?

June 27, 2001 - Worldpop reports the Hookt.com run website SlimShadyWorld.com is in danger of being shut down as the company has filed for bankruptcy protection.

June 27, 2001 - Worldpop reports Samantha Mumba laughed off reports that she and Eminem are a couple saying, "He's not my type at all...give me some credit!"

June 25, 2001 - Eminem and D-12 are on the cover of Spin's August issue, so be sure to pick up a copy.

June 25, 2001 - GetMusic.com interviewed Kuniva, Bizarre, of D-12 where they talked about the origin of the group and details of the album. The guys were in New York ahead of their album release party. Check it out here.

June 23, 2001 - CDNow's Miss Truth reports Eminem's publicist has called reports the rapper and Samantha Mumba dating "complete and utter bullsh**."

June 22, 2001 - The New York Daily News reports MTV won't be playing the Purple Pills video after the network wasn't happy with changes made to the video. The paper also says the D12 release party Tuesday at Swirl was 'rather sedate.' You can check out photos from the release party at WireImage.com, though none feature Eminem.

June 22, 2001 - Em apparently didn't stay at the D12 release party long as the New York Post reports he was surrounded by a mob of bodyguards, at Serena's new Tuesday night hip-hop party hosted by model Tyson Beckford.

June 20, 2001 - News of the World reports Eminem has ended a short relationship with Beyonce and has now moved on to 18 year old Samantha Mumba. The site also has a picture of Eminem as Superman in the Purple Hills video. Read more.

June 20, 2001 - Metro reports Eminem claims that he canít help swearing because he has Touretteís syndrome. "I want to say bird or bee, but suddenly I hear words like f*** or sh** or Iíll strangle your mother coming out of my mouth. Iím actually a really nice person."

June 20, 2001 - MTV.com reports D12's debut album will include a public service announcement saying that anyone offended by words like bi*** and fa**ot should turn off their stereos immediately. Read more.

June 17, 2001 - The Sun reports Interscope ordered Eminem to revise the lyrics and title on the D12 song Purple Pills to Purple Hills, yet drug campaigners are furious that fans will still be able to hear the original track on Devil's Night. Read more.

June 14, 2001 - Music legend Paul McCartney commented on Eminem during his Larry King interview earlier this week saying of rap music, "I like it. I don't really listen to a lot of it. I like some of Eminem's stuff, because it's kind of clever."

June 14, 2001 - Brian Grazer talked to Access Hollywood yesterday regarding the Eminem movie he'll be producing saying, "Right now, it's untitled. It's sort of Saturday Night Fever today. It's not a bio-pic or anything. But it deals with Eminem, or that character in Detroit, really living hard."

June 14, 2001 - Melissa Etheridge talked to Rolling Stone for July's issue and when asked about her controversial support of Eminem she said, "I drew a lot of fire from some of my community, my little sexual community, for that. But it's just real clear to me that I am an artist and an American and a homosexual, and even though I certainly don't like and am fearful of some of the things in his lyrics, I will never say that he cannot say it, ever. That would just be hypocritical of me, to stand up and say, 'Let me be who I am and say what I want, but you can't.' That's not my job." Etheridge added, "I think he's a great artist. I think he's troubled."

June 13, 2001 - MTVasia.com reports Eminem recieved 5 nominations in The Source Awards, which will be held in Miami in August. Read more.

June 13, 2001 - Further fallout from the FCC $7,000 fine against KKMG in Colorado as Kathleen Kirby, a lawyer representing the station said, "Everybody's been put on notice that 'The Real Slim Shady' clean version is indecent. If they play it and a listener complains, they're in even more trouble." Read more.

June 12, 2001 - News of the World reports Eminem is kicking his alcohol habit in an effort to stay sober  so that he can give his new label, Shady Records, his full attention.

June 11, 2001 - The New York Daily News reports Mariah Carey, Eminem, Eve, Nelly and Run DMC hung out together at NV/289 on Wednesday in New York. The group danced and drank Veueve Clicquot until the club closed at dawn.

June 10, 2001 - Debbie Mathers-Nelson, formerly Debbie Mathers-Briggs, tells the Detroit Free Press she was hoodwinked into accepting a $25,000 settlement saying, "My lawyer pressured me into this. I tried to fire Mr. Gibson twice, and he wouldn't accept it. He refused to withdraw."

June 10, 2001 - Fashion designer Betsey Johnson, a breast-cancer survivor, keeps herself in shape by exercising to the music of Eminem. Read more.

June 10, 2001 - Rapper Fabolous gave his opinion to Sonicnet on the Grammys saying, "I think they should get a new board to handle the hip-hop. They should get some hip-hop people to handle the hip-hop board. They probably have the same people that handle pop and country pick the rap category. And all they gonna do is look at the Billboard [charts] and see who's at the top. 'OK, Will Smith, Eminem.'"

June 10, 2001 - Dido talked to The Seattle Tims' Patrick MacDonald about how her career took off after Eminem sampled her song Thank You on Stan. Read more.

June 10, 2001 - Eminem is featured in a sketch art poster up for bids on ebay. The 17.5x22.5 inch print is unbid at $9.99 and the auction ends today.

June 9, 2001 - Eminem is blasting Britney Spears in a sexually charged song entitled Ain't Nuttin But Music, which is featured in the new D12 album. The lyrics can be found here while the song can be downloaded on AudioGalaxy.com.

June 8, 2001 - Eminem and D-12 was on 106&park where an unnamed member of D12 sarcastically said "Christina is my homie, ma dog!" and later after playing Lady Marmalade Eminem said, "Christina Aguilera, b****." Em also took shots at Fred Durtz and Dj Lethal.

June 8, 2001 - You can check out the new D12/Eminem Purple Hills video in RealVideo here

June 8, 2001 - Worldpop reports the Eminem movie based on his life will be titled Fight Song.

June 7, 2001 A Colorado radio station was fined $7,000 for airing the radio edit of Eminem's The Real Slim Shady. KKMG's parent company, Citadel Communications, claimed that it wasn't violating FCC rules, according to the notice issued by the agency. Read more.

June 7, 2001 - A judge has denied a request by Eminem's mother to collect more money for settling a pair of lawsuits against the rap superstar. Read more.

June 7, 2001 - The Sun reports Eminem's grandmother Betty Kresin has told her Eminem has his heart set on a London home and that he will take a look at properties during breaks from touring the UK this summer.

June 6, 2001 - Eminem's sentencing for gun charges last year that was originally scheduled yesterday has been pushed to June 27th.

June 4, 2001 - Thanks Blueeminemz. Eminem was interviewed by Power 106 in Los Angeles on Friday and you can check out the interview at mushroomz.cjb.net.

June 3, 2001 - The Sun reports Kenny will be killed in the finale episode of South Park by Eminem. He will be replaced by Damien - the son of the Devil.

June 3, 2001 - Neek of Trickology.com reviewed the D12 Devil's Night album. Neek says, "Overall, this is a cool album. I mean I'm far from an Eminem fan, but he proves consistency with this LP." Read more (and yes, Girls is a track on the album).

June 2, 2001 - The New York Post reports Mariah Carey and Eminem were seen together at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night having drinks at the Church Bar in the Tribeca Grand Hotel before going to her home nearby. Her rep Cindi Berger told the Post, "Mariah has worked with every rapper in the business and showed Eminem the video [Loverboy] which debuts June 8."

June 2, 2001 - MTVasia has more info and insight on the Eminem song Girls that apparently is a track on D12's upcoming Devil's Night. Read more.

June 2, 2001 - In an abstracts.net poll asking if you consider Eminem a 'tough' guy, 66.5% said yes while 33.5% said no, with 1318 total votes.

June 1, 2001 - eYada.com's Joanna Molloy has discussed the Eminem track on her talk show on Wednesday (right at the end of the 2 hr show) and Thursday. Check out the archives here. In fact, it's the lead item on the eyada.com homepage, as the New York Daily News columnist (Rush & Molloy) broke the story Thursday thanks to us.

June 1, 2001 - A support recommendation filed by the Macomb County Friend of the Court is being contested by both Kim and Eminem, both arguing about the financial figure. Kim's lawyer said, "The sum recommended for child support and the percentage allocation recommended for health care expenses are, by reason of the parties' singularly disparate incomes and holdings, inadequate and inequitable." Read more.

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