June 30, 2000 - An extensive
interview with Eminem's former bodyguard, Byron Williams, took place Thursday
night on eYada.com's Dan and Scott show, for full highlights, click
here. He talks about Em's groupies, drug use, and gun problems.
29, 2000 - A few pictures from the Eminem story, including Em posing with
his Christina Aguilera doll and a picture of him and Kim from his May record-release
party in New York.
June 29, 2000 - There's an
illegal spliced mix of Eminem's 'The Real Slim Shady' with Britney Spearsí
'Oops!... I Did It Again' which is available via Napster.
June 29, 2000 - Shady Business
is a new book coming out by Eminem's former bodygaurd, saying Eminem is
majorly into shrooms, valium, and Tylenol w/ codene. He admits he decided
to write the book as revenge because he got fired in November. Em cancelled
a $6k Xmas bonus he was supposed to get and the bodyguard wasn't able to
buy any Christmas presents. He wants to save Eminem's life so he doesn't
end up like Kurt Cobain. He's supposed to be on eYada.com in the next few
June 27, 2000 - Eminem is
featured in a huge cover story by Spin this month. In the issue, he talks
of pulling guns on people who sneak up to his house, a prophetic interview
done before his arrest, saying "Sometime's they'll be looking in the windows
and shit, so I'll open the door, and if I can shove the gun in their f**ing
mouth, I'll shove the gun in their f***ing mouth," adding "and my gun is
legal this year, so nobody better f*** with me." Em's sidekick proof adds
on Em's mom "She's always suing somebody," ripping Debbie more mater saying
"I mean, he got kicked out of his house so much, I stayed there more than
he did." In all, a must read for any Eminem fan.
June 26, 2000 - Justin Timberlake
of *NSYNC was interviewed by Worldpop and commented on the Eminem diss
saying "Even though he doesn't like us, I know Eminem's a talented MC and
a good rapper." adding "When I put an album together I don't think, 'What's
Eminem gonna think about this?'" more of the interview is on Worldpop.com.
June 24, 2000 - I was at
Eminem's performance at Memorial Stadium last night in Seattle. His short
set was quick yet strong, he sang for only 20 minutes before giving way
to Dre and Snoop, coming out for Forgot About Dre later. He said
Kim came along and then Kid Rock came out with a blow up doll (signifying
Kim) while Eminem said all the news about their marital problems aren't
true. He then proceeded to call the 'Kim doll' a bitch and kicked it into
June 22, 2000 - Our Eminem
poll asking "Does Eminem diss others in music only to sell records or does
he mean was he says?" came inwith 47.30% saying he means what he says,
14.62% say it's to sell records, and 38.08% say both, with 759 total votes
June 21, 2000 - Click
here for lyrics to Christina Aguilera's (?) response to The Real Slim
June 19, 2000 - Is this really
Christina? Check out The Real Slim Shady diss song that is intended to
be sung by Christina here.
June 17, 2000 - Eminem fans
are threatening to burn down the town of Warren if Eminem's charges are
not dropped. A letter sent to Warren City Attorney General George Constance
anonymously said "We're coming uptown with 20-oz. Mountain Dew bottles
full of gasoline and charcoal lighting fluid and matches." Eminem's attorney
says Em has nothing to do with it "I'm confident he had nothing to do with
any such letter and would not condone it."
June 12, 2000 - Dr. Dre was
on Access Hollywood tonight talking about Eminem, basically saying that
this comes with the territory of wealth and success and that people will
do whatever they can to get a piece of the pie.
June 12, 2000 - Violent J
and Shaggy 2 Dope of Insane Clown Posse were on Howard Stern today talking
about the Eminem gun incident earlier in the month. They said that Eminem
is too much of a pussy to use the gun to actually shoot someone so he carries
it unloaded. The guys in ICP said that she was "getting banged" at the
club but Eminem didn't see
that happening [Howard censored that part]. They then played the Slim Anus
track and Howard thought it was funny, with words from Slim Shady twisted
around to make Eminem sound gay.
June 12, 2000 - We're hearing
now from John Guerra that the kiss he had with Kim was "passionate."
June 11, 2000 - John Guerra
is now suing Eminem, reports Sonicnet. He tells the music site "Kim and
I were embracing, she gave me a kiss and the next thing I hear is, 'Gun!
Gun! Gun!' " he added "I truly believe he was going to kill me. He was
in such a rage."
June 11, 2000 - It's sounding
like Eminem if convicted would probably get around a year in jail for his
gun charges, because his otherwise clean record.
June 11, 2000 - Well the
Kendra Jade item made it's way into the New York Daily News [gee, wonder
how they found out?]. Em's spokesman tells the paper "It's not true," the
spokesman tells us. "Gee, why am I not surprised that someone would come
out of the woodwork and say that they've had sex with two of the biggest-selling
June 8, 2000 - Just when
you thought Eminem couldn't have a worse week, prosectutors are now charging
Eminem for brandishing a weapon during an argument with an employee of
Insane Clown Posse, a rival Detroit band who refers to Eminem as "Slim
Anus". The victim, Douglas Dail, is being termed as a "reluctant witness."
June 8, 2000 - 98 Degrees
singer Nick Lachey is chiming in on Eminem, saying before a Zootopia concert
"I think it's somewhat ironic that Eminem's becoming everything he's bashing."
He added "He's become a pop act. These are not all rap and hip-hop fans
on 'Total Request Live' -- these are young pop kids voting for his song."
June 8, 2000 - Commenting
from the Zootopia concert in New York, Christina Aguilera said Em can dish
it out but can't take it "I've been really protesting about domestic violence,
that issue is something I feel very strongly about, just the same way he
feels very strongly about voicing his opinion on pop music and pop singers.
But whenever someone does it back, he can't take it. So, whatever!"
June 7, 2000 - eYada.com's
Joanna Malloy reports that a movie is being developed to cover the life
of Eminem. Eminem will play himself. Imagine Entertainment will produce
June 7, 2000 - A suit and
tie wearing Eminem appeared in court today and allowed the judge overseeing
the case to enter a not guilty plea on his behalf. Eminem posted a $10,000
cash bond and is next expected to be in court on July 11 for a preliminary
hearing. Em's lawyer said "Eminem is looking forward to getting this matter
behind him and to returning to what he does best, namely making records
and entertaining crowds."
June 7, 2000 - Eminem was
the subject of radio talk show host Tom Leykis today where callers talked
about when they've caught a boyfriend or spouse kissing someone else.
June 7, 2000 - Britney Spears
is on the wires today in the UK saying she thinks it's "cool" and "flattering"
that someone wants to write about her and that Eminem is "brilliant".
June 7, 2000 - Kim Mathers
writes to the Detroit Free Press about the Eminem charges, click
here to view [yeah, she knows about you groupies out there!]
June 6, 2000 - Prosecutors
in Macomb County, Michigan have formally charged Eminem with carrying a
concealed weapon without a license and assault with a deadly weapon. The
proscutor explained that apparently Kim went to this bar to see this Guerra
person, Eminem suspected it, went to a friends, then those two went to
the bar and surprised the two. He pulled out an unloaded gun to scare him.
Eminem faces up to 9 years in prison if convicted on the two counts.
June 6, 2000 - Eminem was
discussed quite a bit on the Dan and Scott show on eYada.com, Dan said
of Em, "He's a white guy, used to get picked on in school, then he copied
the rappers and now he's cool." The two said they don't get rap and most
of the callers disagreed with them. They said they should just get a talk
show if they wanted to discuss issues.
June 5, 2000 - NEWS FLASH
Eminem was arrested Sunday morning following an altercation with John Guerra,
a friend of Kim's who was seen kissing her on the cheek at the Hot Rocks
Café in Warren Michigan. Reports say either Eminem or friends of
his had an unloaded gun intended to pistol whip Guerra. Eminem and Kim
were released later Sunday and chief assistant prosecutor Joe Cosalino
said Monday that a decision will be made whether to formally charge Marshall
will come Tuesday.
June 3, 2000 - eBay
has an Eminem poster (3) up for auction. The posters (item #345460052)
has a current bid of a whopping $12.99 and ends June 9th.
June 3, 2000 - Eminem had
alot to say to Detroit's Gary Graff. He tells the writer "I just had a
lot of criticism when I came out; a lot of people didn't get me, didn't
really get what I was trying to do,They didn't get the joke, I guess."
Eminem admits it's difficult to judge when he's joking or not "A lot of
people ask me, 'You joke so much, you say so much ... When do we know you're
joking and when do we know you're not? When do we know to take you seriously?'
You don't. It's your guess. It's kind of like that mystique I want to leave
around me. It's the only real mystique I've got. As far as my personal
life, it's all out there, you know?"
June 1, 2000 - As promised,
Metal-Sludge.com is out with details about Eminem that every groupie wants
to know... From porn star Kendra Jade "Em and Dre were at universal amphitheater,
and my friend Leah and I decided to go check em out. We ended up onstage
and backstage...and I'm sure you can figure out the rest!!! Em is definitely
packing," [this backs up other reports on GroupieCentral.com, who refer
to Em as 'Slim Slutty']
June 1, 2000 - Eminem spoke
out to worldpop on Christina and threatened lawsuits, saying, "No. I believe
I should be able to say what I want on a record. She wants to sue me and
I don't care whether she does or not. By the time my career ends I'll have
no money left thanks to all the lawsuits. I'll be broke!"
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