Every Celebrity Eminem Has Ever Dissed

With a new album comes plenty of new swipes at the stars.
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There’s a moment on Eminem’s new album where he seems to have run out of stars to shoot down. “So, who’s left? Lady Gaga?” he asks. “Messed with the Bieber. Nah, F with Christina, I ain’t fucking with either Jessica neither—Simpson or Alba—my album’s just sicker than struck with the fever.”

Earlier in the track (“Evil Twin”), he gripes with more than a touch of self-awareness, “I’m frustrated ‘cause ain’t no more *NSYNC, now I’m all outta wack, I’m all out of Backstreet Boys to call out and attack.”

But if he was stuck for famous people to diss when he wrote those lines, it was only temporary. Enough stars get hit with lyrical shrapnel on The Marshall Mathers LP 2, that we were compelled to update The Atlantic’s old catalog of every celebrity Eminem has ever disrespected. All in the service, of course, of better understanding the world’s most popular troll.

Below the photo gallery is an alphabetized list. Strong language included, obviously. Let us know if we missed anyone.
 

A

Aguilera, Christina

Anderson, Pamela

Anthony, Casey

B

Bush, (President) George W.

Bobbit, Lorena*

C

Cage*

Cannon, Nick

Carey, Mariah

Carradine, David

Cheney, (Vice President) Dick

Clinton, (President) Bill*

Combs, Sean "Diddy"

Cyrus, Miley

D

DeGeneres, Ellen

de Rossi, Portia

Dr. Dre

Dupri, Jermaine

E

Everlast

F

Federline, Kevin*

Fox, Michael J.

G

H

Hill, Lauryn*

I

Insane Clown Posse*

J

Ja Rule

Jackson, Michael

Jones, Norah

K

Kardashian, Khloe*

Kardashian, Kim

Kirkpatrick, Chris

L

Lady Gaga (see introduction)

Limp Bizkit

Lohan, Lindsay

M

Mayer, John

Moby

N

O

Ocean, Frank*

Odom, Lamar*

Olsen, Ashley

Olsen, Mary-Kate

P

Palin, Sarah

Pet Shop Boys

Presley, Elvis

Q

R

Reeve, Christopher

Rihanna

Roethlisberger, Ben

Ronson, Samantha

Roth, Asher*

S

Scott, Raymond (a.k.a. Benzino)

Simpson, Jessica

Smith, Will

Spears, Britney*

Spelling, Tori*

T

Triumph, The Insult Comic Dog

U

V

Vanilla Ice

Versace, Gianni

W

Williams, Germaine (a.k.a. Canibus)

X

Y

Z

* updated or added in 2013


This post is based on a version originally published on June 13, 2011.

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Jason Richards is a writer from Toronto who has contributed to New York Magazine, Gawker, and RollingStone.com.

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