Eminem's fishy Tennant's Vital 2011 demands

Real Swim Shady apparently asked for koi carp in Northern Ireland

Photographer:Lonan O'Neill

Fiona Gladstone - 31 August 2011

Contactmusic have reported that the rapper also asked for a number of other demanding requirements on his rider whilst performing at Tennent’s Vital 2011 last week.

It was said that ‘Slim Shady’ star asked for a wooden pond to be built in the backstage area filled with koi carp fish, a variety that can cost between £200-600 each.

He was also said to have asked for seedless watermelon, dumbbells, a microwave and yogurt said the website.

Singer Skylar Grey, who features on Dr Dre’s ‘I Need a Doctor’ and wrote the hook for Eminem’s ‘Love the Way you Lie’ has said she believes the demands could be due to his rappers loneliness. 

It’s kind of sad. I see a lot of isolation. I wonder if he has got any really close friends. I think he is scared to go out the front door ’cos somebody is always waiting for him. Everybody wants something from him... Seeing him so isolated behind a lot of protectors, I feel bad for him,” she said.

Eminem recently performed alongside singer Rihanna at V Festival 2011.

He headlined at both legs of the festival, which were held in Staffordshire and Chelmsford.


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