NEW YORK (Eminem Fans Website) - Reports say that Eminem
is devastated after his uncle, who helped raise him after his father left him as a baby, has committed suicide.
apparently shot himself in his car in his own backyard. He was allegedly depressed after his complaints about a sheriff's Rottweiler that scratched his car and scared his girlfriend's son were ignored by police. It is the second close relative Eminem
has lost in recent years after his other uncle, Ronnie, killed himself when he was dumped by his girlfriend.
Eminem had lost another uncle, Ronnie Nelson, to a shotgun suicide in 1991, whom he refers to as Ronnie in 'Stan' and 'Cleaning Out My Closet'
Also, in lyrics leaked on the internet, the rapper attacks George W. Bush and the war in Iraq on the song, "Mosh".
The track features lines such as, "Let him fight his own war and impress Daddy that way" and "No more blood for oil." The album 'Encore' is due in stores on November 16.