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Monday, 12 February, 2001, 16:57 GMT
Eminem attacks Spice Girls

Eminem: Fed up of Spice Girls
Controversial rapper Eminem has attacked the Spice Girls in an interview.

The star, real name Marshall Mathers, said he would not bother with any of them after he no longer found them attractive.


I can't figure out which Spice Girl I wanna impregnate

Eminem, My Name Is
"They are all fat and ugly now," he said during an interview with BBC Radio 1's Jo Whiley.

His commments contrast with the line in his first UK hit My Name Is: "My brain's dead weight, I'm tryin' to get my head straight, but I can't figure out which Spice Girl I wanna impregnate."

In the interview the star was asked about his attitude to gay men, after accusations of homophobic lyrics and protests outside his UK gigs.

"To be honest, I don't think about gay men. I only said that s*** to p*** people off. They just don't get it. It's all right though," he said.

Spice Girls
Spice Girls: Decide for yourselves
He also revealed he had been offered the part of villain in an upcoming film, and was considering it.

"If I get a break I will do a movie - I've had offers, an offer came across recently that does sound appealing to me. It's an action movie that's all I can say.

"I would be the villain in the movie, but I don't know if I'm gonna do it or not, it's still up in the air. But the offer I got really sounded appealing to me."

Eminem, who faces a multi-million pound lawsuit from his mother because of remarks he made about her on record, was again vitriolic about her.

Asked if there was era of history he would like to go back to, he said: "I'd probably go back to the day I was born and kill my mother as soon as she had me."

His family, including his grandmother and father, have made overtures to him to try and stop the family feud that has been raging in recent months.

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