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Eminem Recounts Near-Death Experience

June 22, 2010 08:58:50 GMT

In the end of 2007 he was almost dead when he shot back up a huge number of pills and had an overdose.


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Eminem scared himself off drugs when he relapsed a month after suffering a near-fatal overdose. In an exclusive new interview with U.S. news show Access Hollywood, the "Without Me" rapper admits at one point he was popping so many pills, he lost track of how many he was taking. He says, "My tolerance got so high."

But he hit his "personal bottom" at the end of 2007 and the beginning of 2008. He explains, "I had overdosed in 2007, like, right around Christmas in 2007... I pretty much almost died. I pulled through and went home and relapsed less than a month later and I literally shot back up to the amount of pills I was taking, shot right back up to where I overdosed... I scared myself, like, 'Yo... I need help. Like, I can't beat this on my own'."

"I just got tired of the way I was living. I guess I really had to reach down, reach deep down and look at myself and realize, 'This is my fault, like, take responsibility for the way I'm living and stop blaming other people...' The biggest problem is admitting that you have a problem. Nobody wants to admit that they're not in control of something."


 




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posted by pie on Mar 31, 2011
liar liar qballs on fire!
posted by ashley on Jan 12, 2011
yu almost died yu am favorite rapper i wuld be devastated i love yu slim!!!
posted by Alis on Dec 15, 2010
Religion is all about controlling people. That is all it is.
posted by god on Jul 20, 2010
you dumb fuck THERE IS NO GOD OR HIS SON they never existed its just a regular book just like all the rest you wouldnt read any other old book and say HEY THIS MUST BE A GOD would you so why carry on the lies give it up if god where here hed be appalled at what we have done to ``his`` kingdom
posted by iaprj on Jun 23, 2010
You can't get off of drugs by YOURSELF,only Jesus can set you free,I know by experience. JESUS SAVES. HE is THE WAY,THE TRUTH & THE LIFE. He's coming soon,get ready,REPENT!!!

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