Eminem was up for four Grammys, including album of the year for "The Marshall Mathers LP," but he was also being protested by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation for what the group said were his "hate-filled" and "homophobic" lyrics.Gay icon Elton John, however, believed that Eminem's use of homophobic slurs was part of the Marshall Mathers character and agreed to join Em in a surprise performance of "Stan," after which they hugged.
Rihanna told "Access Hollywood" when the single about domestic abuse was released that she was eager to be part of the project.
] The video has everything you expect from Mimi: butterflies, bling, hair flips, and an epic diva diss of her ex — Eminem!
When asked if she writes lyrics about the ingredient M&Ms, Mariah replies: BURN! Did we mention it features a cameo from another one of her other rumored beaus?
"It's something that, you know, we've both experienced, you know, on different sides, different ends of the table," she said.
"He pretty much just broke down the cycle of domestic violence and it's something that people don't have a lot of insight on." However, Eminem and Rihanna's decision to team up together again for the "Monster" single and now "The Monster Tour" should take the strangeness quotient to new heights.