27 interesting facts about Eminem

  1. Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter and actor.
  2. Eminem supported Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential Election.
  3. Eminem failed 9th grade a total of three times, because he didn't care much about school. All he wanted to do was rap.
  4. Eminem has made racially derogatory references to African Americans; especially African American women.
  5. Eminem says that he can't stand it when people spell his daughter's name wrong.
  6. He loves South Park, and even calls himself a "twenty-six-year-old skinny Cartman" in the song Marshall Mathers.
  7. Eminem says his nickname, Slim Shady, came to him while he was taking a waste.
  8. Eminem failed ninth grade three times and then dropped out of high school.
  9. Eminem's music video for his song Superman wasn't allowed to be shown on television because of its nudity.
  10. Eminem has his own radio station, Shade 45.
  11. In December 2007, he was taken to a Detroit-area hospital for a serious heart condition and severe pneumonia.
  12. Eminem adopted Kim's sister's daughter, Laine.
  13. In 2006, Eminem filed for divorce from his wife Kimberly again.
  14. Eminem was named the 9th greatest hip-hop MC of all time by MTV.
  15. Eminem's songs are part of more than 20 films.
  16. Eminem's favorite movie is Scarface.
  17. Eminem has a tattoo on his right lower shoulder of Hallie.
  18. Eminem used to date Mariah Carey.
  19. When Eminem was in fourth grade, he was bullied by an older child. The beating caused a near-fatal brain hemorrhage. In one of his songs, Eminem named the bully and the man sued Eminem for $1 million.
  20. The Eminem Show has sold more than eighteen million albums worldwide.
  21. Eminem had a huge fan who ended up killing his pregnant girlfriend and then himself. This is similar to Eminem's song "Stan".
  22. Eminem loves to drink Mountain Dew.
  23. Eminem's album Encore sold over 10 million worldwide.
  24. Eminem reads Harry Potter to his daughter.
  25. Eminem is 5'8" in height.
  26. Eminem began performing as early as thirteen.
  27. Eminem is a fan of fast food chain Taco Bell, Wendy's and frequently eats there while on tour and at home with his daughter and niece.