After Super Bowl Emmy win, Eminem wants to play in the NFL

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Eminem became an Emmy winner Saturday night for starring in the NFL’s Super Bowl halftime show — and he may want a spot on the field next.

The halftime show, which also featured Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Centwon three awards at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles: Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special and Outstanding Music Direction.

Now Slim Shady is one award away from attaining the coveted EGOT status of winning entertainment’s four most prestigious honors.

The “Not Afraid” rapper needs a Tony Award to join the elite EGOT circle. He’s won 15 Grammys and in 2003 won an Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for “Lose Yourself” from the film 8 Mile.

After becoming one of the most successful recording artists of the past three decades, Marshall Mathers would love to make his fantasy of playing in the NFL come true. Having grown up in Detroit, he’s a fan of the Detroit Lions and recently visited the Lions’ preseason training camp. In a clip from HBO’s Hard Knocks show, Eminem met several players who told him they were fans of his music.

“We’ve got a good team this year, let’s go,” Mathers told the players.

When asked if he would come out to any games this year, Eminem replied, “I’ll lace up whenever. Like I’ll go to every game. I’ll stand on the sideline and if you guys need to put me in, put me in. Any position I’m good. Actually any position, I’m great.”

Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Show More

Related Articles

Back to top button