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Eminem didn’t attend the Oscar ceremony when he won an award for 8 Mile. He was home sleeping

Eminem‘s debut biopic film 8 Mile was released on November 6, 2002. Starring Eminem himself and Written by Scott Silver and directed by Curtis Hanson, the movie told the story of Em’s life growing up in detroit. Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 75th Academy Awards in 2003, for his single “Lose Yourself” from the soundtrack of 8 Mile.

Eminem didn’t attend the Oscar award ceremony when he won. Instead, he was home sleeping. “I was sleeping that night… I just felt like i had no chance of winning” Eminem told Southpawer Extra.

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