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Eminem Opens Up About Drug Addiction Past In ‘How To Make Money Selling Drugs’

It’s no secret that Eminem used to have a love affair with illicit substances. With songs like “Drug Ballad, “Purple Pills,” and a nod to acid in his first single, Em, among countless other rappers and musicians as far back as can be remembered, have glorified the use of drugs. But in the new Matthew Cooke-directed documentary How To Make Money Selling Drugs, we get to see the other side of the lifestyle. In this short clip, Eminem speaks on his past drug abuse and the effect it had on his life and the denial of the disease. Watch the snippet for yourself above, and be sure to check out the complete documentary to hear more tales from the past lives of people like 50 Cent, Susan Sarandon, and Woody Harrelson.