Eminem fans know his ex-wife Kimberly Scott as her name has been incorporated into many of the rapper’s words. But after she and Marshall Mathers split several years ago we haven’t heard much about her leaving some asking: What ever happened to Kim?
Read on to find out what Scott is up to so far as well as some things you didn’t know about his relationship with the hip-hop superstar.
The rapper released a famous song about her
In 2000, the hip-hop artist released and then an explosive song about his wife.
In an interview with People, Scott revealed how the path in which Eminem took out their dirty laundry and talked about her murder brought her down a very dark path.
She admitted she harmed herself after seeing her husband at the time perform the song on stage and the case of a beat doll she should have had.
“Seeing the reaction of the crowd and everyone cheering, singing the words and laughing and it felt like everyone was looking at me,” she said. . “I knew it was about me and that night I went home and tried to commit suicide.”
What Scott is doing now
Scott has little run-in with the law. Over the years she was arrested for possession of illegal substances and had several DUIs. She opened up to the Detroit-based radio show Mojo in the morning another attempted suicide was an accident that was arrested in 2015. “I sat at the end of a road where I knew no one else but myself would be injured. Yes, I drank, I took pills, I hit the gas and I was aiming for a pole, ”she said (all Yahoo.)
Scott ‘s SUV moved but she was fine. For the crash, she received one year of probation and a $ 900 fine. Scott praised her ex to help her explain, “He has been very supportive. We are close friends. We just try to raise our children together and make it as normal for them as possible. ”
In addition to Hallie, Scott and Slim adopted Alaina, Kim’s late sister’s daughter. Em also adopted Whitney, Scott’s daughter from another relationship. Scott also has a son named Parker but Eminem is not his legal defender.
In an interview with Mike Tyson’s Hot Boxin ‘ podcast, Em talked about Hailey and how proud he is of her today.
“She’s doing well, she’s definitely been proud, she’s graduated from college,” the rapper told the boxing legend. “So when I think about what I’ve achieved, perhaps what I’m most proud of is being able to raise children.”
As for Scott, she got clean and has become an author and illustrator, having worked on over a dozen children’s books.
How to get help: In the US, call the National lifeline for suicide prevention at 1-800-273-8255. Or text HOME to 741-741 to contact an emergency counselor with free training Emergency text line.