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Eminem's Wife Charged With Drug Possession

Kimberly Mathers, the estranged wife of Detroit rapper Eminem, has been charged with drug possession after police say they found a bag with a "white powdery substance" in the back of a patrol car wher

Kimberly Mathers, the estranged wife of Detroit rapper Eminem, has been charged with drug possession after police say they found a bag with a "white powdery substance" in the back of a patrol car where she had been questioned. Mathers, 26, was arraigned yesterday (July 16).

"The drugs were not hers," Mathers' lawyer, James Andary, told The Detroit News today. Police say she and a friend were walking in Macomb County's Harrison Township July 8 when police approached and questioned them about an earlier accident involving a personal watercraft.

Mathers is on probation for a charge of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. She also faces a charge of disturbing the peace in Warren, Mich.

In March, Mathers filed for divorce from Eminem, whose real name is Marshall Mathers III, and demanded child support payments from the Grammy-winning rapper. In May, Kimberly Mathers said a court-suggested amount of $142,480 a year is not enough to cover expenses for her daughter.


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