Throughout his career, Eminem has claimed he once had a relationship with Carey, dating her for six months. Eminem even took drastic measures by dissing Mariah Carey in a song called "The Warning".
The feud between Eminem and Mariah Carey has been going on since 2002. In 2001, Mariah Carey allegedly met up with Eminem to discuss the possibility of a collaboration on her 2002 Charmbracelet. Eminem has alleged that after the meeting, the two celebrity artists dated for six months, a claim that Mariah has always denied.
In 2002, Eminem first mentioned Mariah in a song called "Superman" off his fourth studio album The Eminem Show, Eminem rapped: “What you tryin’ to be, my new wife? What you Mariah? Fly through twice.”