Eminem didn’t go to the Academy Awards because he fell asleep
In 2003, Academy Award-nominated rapper Eminem was nominated for his biopic 8 Mile. The film and the song “Lose Yourself” were huge commercial successes. Yet, on Oscar night, the world-renowned artist was a no-show.
Being a good father is much more important than an Oscar, which was apparently Eminem’s reasoning for staying home to watch cartoons with his daughter instead of attending the Academy Awards that. He didn’t think he would win any award from.