She’s a diva, and I’m a little more regular, I guess.” The 34-year-old rapper excoriated Carey, 36, in a tirade.“I can never deny her talent, but the fact that she denied we ever had something, that’s bad,” he said.Eminem met Carey in 2001 to discuss a possible collaboration.Asked the following year if the pair had dated, he told “There’s truth to that.diva, Mariah Carey, but Mariah denies these allegations.
Eminem has used his “uncensored hip-hop channel” on Sirius Satellite Radio to blast Mariah Carey for denying they dated.
Throughout his career, Eminem claimed he once had a relationship with Carey, dating her for six months. As a result, Eminem recorded a number of songs in which he rapped about the singer in a negative light, angered by her not admitting to seeing him.
Eminem's sixth studio album Relapse (2009) features a song entitled "Bagpipes from Baghdad", with lyrics suggesting that Eminem is still in love with Carey, and features insulting comments about the singer and her then-husband Nick Cannon.
No pun intended." He later commented that he respected Cannon for his comment, and that he expected him to stand up for his wife: "I didn't read his blog or anything. He's supposed to defend his wife, and I expected him to do that.
But at the end of the day, it's a line I said – it's a song.