Fans of the well-known rapper Eminem are likely familiar with Kim Scott Mathers. She was the musician’s ex-wife, and throughout the years, numerous rumours and hearsay have been spread about their turbulent marriage. In this article, we’ll examine more closely to Kim Scott Mathers and her life, including how she met Eminem, how she battled addiction, and what she’s up to now.
In high school, Kim Scott first encountered Eminem.
Kim Ann Scott, who was supposedly born on January 9th, 1975 in Warren, Michigan, seems to have met Eminem when she was a teenager and has been friends with him ever since. According to the Complex, Eminem and Kim first connected at a house party when he was 15 and she was 13. Eminem made the decision to mimic one of his hip-hop influences during this first encounter by stripping off his shirt and rapping to LL Cool J’s “I’m bad.” Then it was all about love.
Kim’s battle with substance abuse
Kim has experienced issues with addiction throughout her life. She has struggled with substance misuse for a long time, and her connection to Eminem has frequently been blamed for her addiction. Kim was detained for possessing cocaine in 2001, and soon after, she checked herself into a recovery facility. She managed to stay sober for a while, but in 2003 she relapsed and checked herself back into treatment. Kim was accused with being in possession of narcotics after a car collision in 2015 that was caused severe by her erratic driving. She was given probation after entering a guilty plea to the charges.
Hailie Jade’s mother is Kim.
The only other persistent female figure in Eminem’s work is Hailie Jade, his daughter. The sole child of Eminem and Kim was born on the evening of December 25, 1999. On a podcast series of Mike Tyson’s Hot Boxin’ in 2020, Eminem congratulated their daughter. has a partner and no children, but he stated she was doing fine. “She undoubtedly made me proud. She obtained her university degree. 3.9 [GPA]. She is insane.
kim scott mathers has been the subject of many songs by Eminem.
Eminem’s early songs with violent imagery helped launch his career. Hey Slim, that’s my lover screaming inside the trunk / But I didn’t slice her throat, I just tied her up, huh? That’s the story of their arguably biggest hit, “Stan,” about an infatuated admirer who ultimately imitates his hero. I’m not even like you,” ‘Stan’ tells Em in reference to the 1999 tune “97 Bonnie and Clyde” from The Slim Shady LP.
Kim Scott Mathers’ life has been turbulent, defined by battles with addiction, legal troubles, and a prominent romance with Eminem. She has been able to maintain a good career as a writer and restaurant owner despite the difficulties she has encountered. While Kim’s association with Eminem may have made her famous, her own hardships and triumphs serve as a monument to her fortitude and resiliency.
In that song, Eminem raps to his (fictional) young daughter, “Come on Hai-Hai, let’s go to the beach / Grab a couple toys and let Dada strap you in the car seat / Oh, where’s mommy? She’s taking a little nap in the trunk / Oh that smell? Dada must have run over a skunk.”
“Kim,” also from The Marshall Mathers LP
the same album with “Stan,” acts as a prequel to “’97 Bonnie & Clyde” and is a graphic depiction of a man killing his wife. From there, references to Kim would appear throughout Eminem’s discography. The Gunaxim website put together a list in 2010, though a decade later, it is incomplete. At one glance, though – ‘Till I Collapse”, “Soldier”, “Say Goodbye To Hollywood”, “Mockingbird” and “When I’m Gone” – and one can see how Kim has been Eminem’s muse for ages. Throughout his career.
Eminem finally apologized to Kim in 2017 on the song “Bad Husband,” according to Genius. “You hit me once and I would use / to continue the pattern of abuse / Why did I respond? Girls, her father is an asshole, I’m confused.”
Because I loved you, but I hated myself / and I don’t want to see that side again / But I’m sorry, Kim / More than you could comprehend,” he raps later on the track. “Leaving you was fucking harder than / cutting a fucking limb off the body.”
kim scott mathers has battled depression.
In October 2015, according to Fox 2 Detroit. Kim was involved in a car accident at 23 Mile and Card roads in Macomb County. He crashed into a utility pole and his truck landed upside down in a ditch. At first. It was reported as a DUI case, but the court records were sealed. In May 2016. He called the Mojo morning show to say that the incident was actually a suicide attempt.
“After realizing how much drama I was causing, I voluntarily opened the files so that everyone could learn about my personal affairs once again,” he said. “I sat at the end of the road. I didn’t know anyone else, but I would get hurt. Yes, I drank. I took pills. Stepped on the accelerator and aimed for the pole.” He confirmed that it was a suicide attempt. And “that’s why those records were sealed. There was medical information there. It had nothing to do with the rest of the case.”
Kim said she had been clean for a decade but struggles to be in the public eye. She also says that she deals with depression, and the loss of her twin sister. Who died of a suspected drug overdose, was too much to bear. “Honestly. She was starting to do better. She said. “After the death of my sister I had to go see her dead in that trailer and everything that was said about her. It just hurts and now this.” She also said that Eminem had been very supportive of her. “We are very close friends; we’re just trying to raise our kids together and make it as normal for them as possible.”