Eminem just dropped a surprise 2020 album and—huge surprise here—some people are offended by his lyrics.
This time, it's Ariana Grande fans.
Because one of his song features a line referencing the Manchester Arena bombing which occurred during an Ariana concert.
“I’m contemplating yelling bombs away on the game like I’m outside an Ariana Grande concert.” Eminem literally ju… https://t.co/jt49tRopLf— troy (@troy) 1579240140.0
@PopBase @popligion He’s sick, Arianators pls drag him 🙏🏻— Rene (@Rene) 1579238867.0
Grande fans were NOT fans of Eminem's disrespect.
@PopBase eminem fell off so long ago... let’s talk about it https://t.co/xaUzJ2tH0y— trent 👼🏼 (@trent 👼🏼) 1579239180.0
#EminemIsOverParty BECAUSE ARIANA GRANDE FAN PAGES ARE GONNA CANCEL EMINEM😂😂😂🤡 https://t.co/sZAB7oO6WT— Mikey Tython (@Mikey Tython) 1579272468.0
Eminem really said "like an Ariana Grande concert" and put a bomb sound right after.. girl💀 https://t.co/XBS5ybsmps— 𝑪 𝑬 𝑫 (@𝑪 𝑬 𝑫) 1579238009.0
Many Eminem fans, however, felt that his new lyrics were pretty much par for the course.
@PopBase You must be new to Eminem.— Jacob Motley (@Jacob Motley) 1579238725.0
@troyxvi Wait Eminem used controversial and offensive lyrics????— Joseph muñoz (@Joseph muñoz) 1579301826.0
Since these 12 yr old Ariana Grande stans are too busy cancelling Eminem. Let me tell you "Music To Be Murdered By"… https://t.co/aDj1QHsITo— EMINEM (@EMINEM) 1579282587.0
Eminem did do his part to help the victims of the Manchester bombing back when it happened.
To all the Ariana Grande fans who are mad about Eminem mentioning Ariana and the bombing https://t.co/vAJPl9BjPA— EMINEM (@EMINEM) 1579246334.0
But many still felt Eminem's burn had gone a step too far.
@PopBase Disgusting. Children died. It was traumatizing for families and the whole city involved. I dont care what… https://t.co/IDzMmnL7mI— Courtney 💜 (@Courtney 💜) 1579239363.0
@troyxvi I can't believe Eminem would do something like this— Anebriate (@Anebriate) 1579284747.0
The occasional Twitter user called out Ariana fans for hypocrisy.
@kornymoon Everyone! Please share this image to any Ariana Grande Stan who wants to cancel Eminem https://t.co/mFaTZpDPHc— Billy (@Billy) 1579246537.0
I am Ariana Grande fan myself. Aren’t you the people who were defending Pete Davidson joking about 911/ Manchester… https://t.co/ww37ihmm1w— PJ1989 (@PJ1989) 1579309582.0
Then again, just because Eminem's behavior is consistent doesn't mean it's good.
Eminem stans be like "Ayo who cares if he makes light of the Ariana Grande bombing, talks about raping his mom, bru… https://t.co/d842pNjA9e— Lil Baby Stan Account (@Lil Baby Stan Account) 1579264442.0
Can’t believe Eminem is dissing Ariana Grande and the Manchester bombing when he could have just stayed quiet and o… https://t.co/eFl4UWj7hU— Abby 🌸🌟✨🎀💜🙃🦄 (@Abby 🌸🌟✨🎀💜🙃🦄) 1579364543.0
The argument rages on endlessly.
How y'all claiming em is making light of the manchester victims when he literally just made a whole music video aga… https://t.co/lVxTDlByof— Eminemzminnie 🤔🤨😗😮 (@Eminemzminnie 🤔🤨😗😮) 1579296556.0
At the end of the day, Eminem is probably grateful to Ariana fans everywhere for spreading the word about his new album free of charge.