Eminem was rushed into hospital in Detroit over the Christmas break and was treated for a ‘serious heart condition’ and ‘severe pneumonia’, a report claims.
The controversial rapper’s weight is believed to have ballooned to 200lbs (14 and a half stones) in recent months, which has not helped his condition.
TMZ claims that Em – real name Marshall Mathers – has since been discharged from hospital and is now at home recuperating.
A Eminem representative tells the site: "Over the holidays, Marshall Mathers, pka Eminem, was under doctor's care at a Detroit-area hospital for complications due to pneumonia. He has since been released and is doing well recovering at home."
No other details have emerged about the reported hospitalisation.