Eminem Warned By US Secret Service

The US Secret Service says it isn't planning a formal investigation into song lyrics by Eminem.

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Here is a followup of our yesterday's Eminem story. The US Secret Service says it isn't planning a formal investigation into song lyrics by Eminem. The controversial star boasted in an unreleased song - We As Americans - that he would "rather see the President dead". The Secret Service, which guards the President, said at the weekend it was examining the words to see if a threat had been made against George Bush. But spokesman John Gill said: "The Secret Service has no current plans to open an investigation into this matter." Nevertheless he added the Secret Service was "concerned about communications that can be interpreted in a manner perhaps not intended by the artist, and the potential peripheral impact that such lyrics can have on other individuals". He said: "The Secret Service takes every potential threat against the President seriously. We don't have the luxury to do otherwise." A spokesman for Eminem said the song was unfinished and it was unclear when and in what format it would be released. The controversial lyric emerged when bootleg copies appeared on the internet. Eminem, from Detroit, came under fire recently after a tape was uncovered in which he condemned black women. The star said the words were "foolishness", and the result of a split with a black girlfriend. Meanwhile, his track Lose Yourself has been nominated for song and record of the year at the 46th annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented in Los Angeles in February.

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    MetalcaDude
    You people are sad that you have to hate people because either they are doing better than you or you don't like the music. So you don't like the music, doesn't mean you can't admire someone for doing something that you can't, hating Eminem cause you don't like the music, your jsut as bad as Chavs that hate us cause we wear what we wear.
    swave75
    MetalcaDude wrote: You people are sad that you have to hate people because either they are doing better than you or you don't like the music. So you don't like the music, doesn't mean you can't admire someone for doing something that you can't, hating Eminem cause you don't like the music, your jsut as bad as Chavs that hate us cause we wear what we wear.
    No. I just hate him cause of his music. Nothing wrong with that. It's his voice. That whiny voice. He sounds like Urkel from Family Matters.
    Scumfuc
    I disaggree w/everyone.... Whether or not you like M&M, (I hate him too) he has the right to Freedom ofSpeech & absolutely no threat was made. & once again, it's the MAJOR LABELS who call the shots, only the lesser known labels let their artists express themselves freely. Everyone in music knows that!
    danc446
    This is another publicity stunt. Cmon! I heard the clip on the radio and that is definently studio mixed. The story that this was some "rough draft" this is bull. Also, NOTHING gets leaked unless the artist wants it to. This is another case of Eminem asking for airtime, promoting his record, just like killing is girlfriend and mother.
    sk8munkee
    it's definitely a publicity stunt (or the UG journalist guy is bored). news? all i'm saying is, we'd be much happier if we were all dead. take bob hope, for instance...