One of today's most popular rappers was a victim of bullying as well! Just goes to show that this problem can affect anyone.
As a child, Eminem was bullied so harshly that his mother sued the Detroit school system.
His history of being bullied started in elementary school, when a bully, DeAngelo Bailey, split his lip open and knocked the wind out of him. He suffered further beatings from the same bully, including a bathroom incident, where Em "sustained injuries to his head, face, back and legs."
In his worst run-in with the bully, Bailey hit Em in the face with a "snowball containing a heavy object or a piece of ice," and then proceeded to beat him up, which resulted in a concussion and temporary loss of vision in one eye for Em.
Eminem later referenced his bully in his 1999 song "Brain Damage" which included the following lyrics about Bailey:
"He banged my head against the urinal till he broke my nose/ Soaked my clothes in blood, grabbed me and choked my throat."
Bailey sued Eminem in 2001 for violation of privacy, but the suit was rightfully tossed out.
Recently, Eminem has been speaking out against bullying, in an effort to combat the trend of suicides resulting from anti-gay bullying in schools, despite the fact that Em himself has been accused of fueling anti-gay bullying through his song lyrics
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Source: Just Jared