While speaking to Vulture, Emimem was asked about his beef with Donald Trump and revealed why and when he started to see how f**ked up Donald Trump was. When asked about the President of the United States, Eminem responded, “He makes my blood boil. I can’t even watch the news anymore because it makes me too stressed out.”
He continued, “All jokes aside, all punch lines aside, I’m trying to get a message out there about him. I want our country to be great too, I want it to be the best it can be, but it’s not going to be that with him in charge. I remember when he was first sniffing around politics, I thought, We’ve tried everything else, why not him? Then — and I was watching it live — he had that speech where he said Mexico is sending us rapists and criminals. I got this feeling of what the fuck? From that point on, I knew it was going to be bad with him. What he’s doing putting people against each other is scary fucking shit. His election was such a disappointment to me about the state of the country.”
Eminem was also asked about his comments about Trump on Shade 45 and how he mentioned how he sounded almost annoyed that Trump didn’t respond to his freestyle.
“It’s not so much about him hearing something I have to say, because there’s nothing I’m saying about him on Revival that he doesn’t already know about himself. It’s more that I want him to answer me because I got ideas for all kinds of shit to say back to him if he does.”
Eminem then revealed that he has lines ready in case Trump fires back.
“I’m not going to give any away now, but I’ve got lines ready if he says something about me. I get almost flustered thinking about him — that’s how angry he makes me. The people that support him are the people he cares about the least and they don’t even realize it. At what point do you — a working-class citizen, someone who’s trying to make shit better for you and your family — think this guy who’s never known struggle his entire fucking life, who avoided the military because of bone spurs, who says he’s a billionaire, is really looking out for you? He’s got people brainwashed.”