Eminem has marked a serious milestone.
The 47-year-old rapper, born Marshall Mathers, celebrated 12 years of clear dwelling on Monday and honored it with a photograph of his new sobriety coin.
“Clear dozen, within the books! I’m not afraid,” he captioned the Instagram image, referencing his track “Not Afraid,” which detailed his battle with habit and restoration.
The Grammy Award-winning artist has all the time been candid about his struggles with Vicodin, Ambien, Valium and methadone. In 2007, he overdosed on methadone after taking nondescript blue capsules that he acquired from somebody.
“I didn’t comprehend it was methadone. I used to get capsules wherever I might,” he advised the New York Occasions in 2010. “I used to be simply taking something that anyone was giving to me.”
He credited his youngsters with serving to him keep sober. He shares daughter, Hailie Mathers, 24, with ex-wife Kim Scott, 45, along with his adopted niece, Alaina Scott, and Kim’s daughter from a earlier relationship, Whitney Scott Mathers.