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Eminem Is Facing Backlash For His Gross Lyric About Ariana Grande And The Manchester Attack

#EminemIsOverParty has trended on Twitter.

So, let's get right to it.


Eminem is facing backlash again.

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His new song "Unaccommodating" includes the lyric, “But I’m contemplating yelling ‘bombs away’ on the game / Like I’m outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting.”

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The lyrics — which are set to the background noise of an explosion — are referencing the 2017 Manchester, England, attack at an Ariana Grande concert, which killed 22 people.

Eminem is receiving backlash after rapping about the 2017 Manchester bombing on his new album: “I’m contemplating yelling bombs away on the game like I’m outside of an Ariana Grande concert.”

Obviously, people were very upset by the lyrics and called him out:

eminem literally just made a joke about the manchester bombing at ariana grande’s concert... that is just so fucking sick, y’all better not give this man any attention. people literally lost their lives, and you’re going to release music and try to make a profit off of them?

Eminem is trash, I think that the Manchester reference is so unnecessary, it's insensitive and very disrespectful to the families of the tragedy, some may think I'm being sensitive, but of all the things he could've talked about, he chose that. #EminemIsOverParty

eminem really mocked the manchester bombing on his new album? does he not realize that kids and teenagers lost their lives that night? absolutely sick in the damn head

real talk, Eminem is such a piece of trash for making a punchline out of the 22 people who died in the manchester attack. do us all a favor and stop making music if this is the shit you think is funny. i’m so mad

Others, however, did defend Eminem:

Before people “cancel” Eminem for some lyrics he has in one of his songs pls listen to his album and the full song first, his whole album is about Gun Violence and Mental health, he also raised over $2M when the Manchester Attack happened

To everyone talking about Eminem's verse on his latest album referring to the Manchester attack #Eminem

How quick y’all forget! Don’t worry though, imma jog ya memories. Pete Davidson joked about Manchester. And wait for it... Ariana defended him. And y’all are really mad about an Eminem verse?!? #MusicToBeMurderedBy #EminemIsOverParty

Eminem has not responded to the backlash, but we will update you if he does.

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