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How Slim Shady Got Slim Again

The rapper takes to exercise like he did drugs

(Newser) - In 2007, when Eminem overdosed on prescription pills, he wound up in rehab and clocked in at 230 pounds. (He's 5-foot-8.) "I'm not sure how I got so big, but I have ideas," the 42-year-old Detroit native tells Men's Journal in an exclusive interview... More »

Eminem Makes Really Awkward TV Appearance

Says 'nothing' excites him about new album in promotional appearance for new album

(Newser) - Eminem doesn't do a lot of live TV interviews. Now we know why. The rapper made an appearance on ESPN's Saturday Night Football last night in an effort to promote his new album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, and things got, in his own words, "uncomfortable,"... More »

Eminem: 'I Think I've Calmed Down'

He's even warming up to gay marriage

(Newser) - Eminem's album Recovery is out Monday, and he tells Deborah Solomon of the New York Times that his volatile Slim Shady alter ego is less visible. "I felt like I was starting to run it into the ground," he says. Click here for the full interview. Highlights:
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Eminem: Serial Killers 'Inspire' Me

Rapper talks about how he's never been in a better place

(Newser) - Where has Eminem been since his last album hit the shelves in 2004? At first, mostly drowning in a sea of depression and prescription drugs, the rapper says in an interview with the Guardian. But for a year now he's been clean and focused on getting back to his roots—... More »

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