Mariah Carey just disclosed that she didn’t talk about Eminem in her memoir. So why is he still talking about her?
It’s time for Eminem to let it go.
After allegedly being concerned that Mariah Carey was going to spill all the intimate details of their relationship in her upcoming memoir, the songstress revealed that she does not talk about the Real Slim Shady in her book.
So the question begs itself: why’s he still going on about it?
Carey’s new memoir, “The Meaning of Mariah Carey,” will drop on September 29th, and already, she’s hyping up its release. Much ado has been made about the fact that she might be addressing her brief fling with Eminem — to the point that the “Vision of Love” singer had the “Kim” rapper allegedly “worried” about what she might reveal.
Of course, people from Marshall Mathers’ camp denied those claims, and turned around and said that it’s Carey who should be panicking, not him.
And now, Carey is setting the record straight once and for all.
There’s some songs that I can sing in response to that [her relationship with Eminem], but I will not do it. If somebody or something didn’t pertain to the actual meaning of Mariah Carey, as is the title, then they aren’t in the book.
Sounds like a disappointment — but who’s more disappointed, the fans or Em himself?
Mariah Carey isn’t shy about singing about her relationships. “My All,” she said, was about her affair with sports star Derek Jeter, and “Obsessed” — which you can see below — is about Eminem himself.
But outside of that, she really hasn’t addressed the rumors of their fling, which took place in 2001.
The same can’t be said for her ex-lover, however. Last year, Eminem’s guest appearance on a Fat Joe song featured yet another shot at Mariah Carey when he sang:
I know me and Mariah didn’t end on a high note / But that other dude’s whipped — that p— got him neutered / Tried to tell him this chick’s a nut job before he got his jewels clipped / Almost got my caboose kicked / Fool, quit / You not gonna do sh— / I let her chop my balls off, too, before I lose to you, Nick.
That resulted in a verbal war between Slim Shady and Nick Cannon, the “Nick” in question in the lyrics.
Now, once again, Carey’s name is in his mouth — and once again, she shot it down.
Is any of this necessary at this point? Both of these artists have led full and wonderful lives, filled with mostly career highs. And they’re now both reaching the five-decade mark in age (Carey actually surpassed that milestone this past March).
The fling — if it happened — was almost 20 years ago. Enough already.
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