Eminem has been the latest target of cancel culture by Gen Z. The trend which started on TikTok has left many confused and here’s all the drama surrounding the rapper’s cancellation.
Celebrities have been a target of cancel culture for a long time. This time, Eminem found himself in trouble for the lyrics of a song he wrote years ago. However, his fans have been defending him on Twitter after they claimed that “Gen Z” was targeting the rapper for no apparent reason.
Why is Gen Z trying to cancel Eminem?
Eminem has a written a number of hit songs. However, the one that got the attention of Gen Z was ‘Love the way you lie.’ The lyrics of the song had some believing that it was problematic.
“If she ever tries to f**king leave again
I’mma tie her to the bed and set this house on fire.”
These lyrics were what started the cancel Eminem trend. A TikTok user pointed out these lyrics in one of their posts and spoke about canceling the rapper. Since then, several people have expressed their thoughts on the same. Some thought he should be cancelled, while others defended.
Twitter reacts to Eminem being cancelled
After TikTok made cancel Eminem trend, people on Twitter came to defend the rapper. Some found the reason behind his cancellation hilarious. “Me watching cancel culture get burned down ’cause the went after Eminem…” read one comment.
Another added, “Gen Z really trying to cancel Eminem? Stop. You don’t know what you’re getting yourself into.” “I DARE Gen Z to try and cancel Eminem. I’ve got the popcorn ready,” read another comment.