Re: [eOnline] Wife Hits Eminem with $10M Lawsuit.

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From: Josh Cohen (
Date: Tue Aug 22 2000 - 19:00:23 PDT

couldnt happen to a nicer guy...

While it sounds as if the suits are bogus, I would be happy
to see eminem, aka Mr "I hate fags", pay through the nose.

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From: "Adam Rifkin" <>
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Subject: [eOnline] Wife Hits Eminem with $10M Lawsuit.

> tom, think this was all carefully orchestrated to generate more
> publicity to sell more albums?
> I should download hi audio on mp3 and show the whole world how he...
> oh, nevermind...
> > Wife Hits Eminem with $10M Lawsuit
> > by Mark Armstrong
> > Aug 22, 2000, 5:00 PM PT
> >
> > The women in Eminem's life seem to have a lot in common: Both have
> > love/hate relationships with the foul-mouthed rapper, and both are ripe
> > targets for his frenzied lyrical assaults.
> >
> > Guess it only makes sense, then, that Eminem's estranged wife, Kimberly
> > Mathers, made like the rapper's mother and filed a $10 million
> > defamation lawsuit Monday against him, according to the Detroit Free
> > Press.
> >
> > Less than a week after the multiplatinum-selling rapper (otherwise known
> > as Marshall Bruce Mathers III) filed for divorce from his wife of 14
> > months, Mrs. Mathers alleges in her suit that her husband is unfit for
> > even partial custody of their 4-year-old daughter.
> >
> > She's also asking for $10 million, claiming he defamed her during
> > onstage antics, and in the lyrics to his song "Kim," a tune that, as the
> > suit claims, "depicts horrific domestic violence against the wife,
> > resulting in her grisly murder."
> >
> > It's the same dollar figure that was requested by Eminem's mom, Debbie
> > Mathers-Briggs, who sued her 27-year-old son last year, claiming he
> > dissed her in songs and interviews. (She also filed another $1 million
> > defamation suit against him earlier this month.)
> >
> > Eminem, meanwhile, is seeking joint custody of their daughter, in a
> > battle that began very publicly in June. The rapper was arrested for
> > allegedly pistol-whipping a man caught kissing Eminem's wife outside a
> > Warren, Michigan, bar.
> >
> > According to Kimberly Mathers' complaint, the pair separated that day,
> > and Eminem has spent only three nights at their Sterling Heights home
> > since then. (He spent much of the summer traveling with Dr. Dre's
> > all-star Up In Smoke concert tour.) Meanwhile, her lawyer, Neil Rockind,
> > writes that Eminem "threatened to...evict her from the marital home and
> > to leave her penniless," and cut off her American Express card.
> >
> > Em's manager, Paul Rosenberg, told the Free Press the charges are
> > without merit, and the hip-hopster would "go to the mat" for joint
> > custody of his daughter. "It changes the tenor. Em's not going to be
> > happy with that," he said. "Everybody on our side wanted to keep things
> > low-key and work things out amicably."
> ----
> Adam@KnowNow.Com
> LONDON (Reuters) - Hollywood actress Meg Ryan has returned to her actor
> husband Dennis Quaid following a three-month fling with ``Gladiator''
> star Russell Crowe, Britain's Express newspaper reported on Saturday.
> The 38-year-old actress who starred in ``When Harry Met Sally'' and
> ``Sleepless in Seattle'' was reported to have described her affair with
> New Zealand-born Crowe as a ``dreadful mistake.'' Quaid, 46, has
> dropped the divorce action he filed last month after Ryan begged his
> forgiveness, the paper said. Ryan's affair with Crowe took off in
> London when they were filming the up-coming film ``Proof of Life.''
> ``Meg wants Dennis to forgive her and for them to put their lives back
> together again,'' a friend of the couple said in the Express,
> attributing the affair to a ``crazy mid-life crisis.''
> --

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