Rapper Eminem saw his weight skyrocket to nearly 230 pounds while dealing with an addiction to painkillers Vicodin and Valium in 2007, he revealed in the September issue of Men's Journal.
The Grammy winner said that he became a recluse in his Michigan mansion, gorging on filet mig-non and Mexican takeout every night.
To get back in shape, Eminem said he started exercising to workout videos.
"I know a lot of these DVD guys are wacky, but I'm alone in my gym, I need someone on the TV yelling to motivate me," he said.
Eminem, 42, said he also would run 17 miles a day. He has since dropped to 149 pounds.
Deschanel welcomes babyThe "New Girl" has a brand new baby! Plus, she's a newlywed.
Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik not only welcomed their first child together last week but also tied the knot in a super-secret ceremony, E! News reports.
Deschanel, 35, and Pechenik welcomed a baby girl, a representative told E! The baby was born in Austin, Texas, where Pechenik is based, according to a report. E! said the couple's rep also confirmed they were married in a secret ceremony, but gave no further details.
Deschanel and Pechenik began dating last year after meeting on a film set. They became engaged in January.
Deschanel was previously married to Death Cab for Cutie singer Ben Gibbard from 2009 to 2012.
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