Eminem celebrates 12 years of being sober with classy sobriety coin

Eminem celebrates 12 years of being sober with classy sobriety coin

- Eminem has celebrated his 12th year of sobriety with a flashy coin he shared with fans on social media

- The rapper quoted his song Not Afraid in which he talks about being stronger and taking a stand

- The rapper was addicted to prescription medication Vicodin and even had tattoos of drug names on his left arm

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US rapper Marshall Mathers, popularly known as Eminem, has showcased his 12th sobriety coin.

The coin means the rapper has been sober and clean from drugs and alcohol for 12 years, a journey he started in 2008.

Eminem shared the special occasion on his social media accounts on Tuesday, noting he had done a 'clean dozen' and he was not afraid to show it.

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"Clean dozen, in the books! I'm not afraid," he captioned.

The rapper was quoting his song Not Afraid in which he talks about people being stronger and taking a stand.

Eminem has been marking the date every year with a similar photo while openly talking about his previous addiction.

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Eminem has been sober since 2008, after having a drug overdose earlier in 2007.

He once admitted to taking so many drugs that he was not sure which he was taking, saying they were around 20 pills a day.

He was addicted to sleeping pills and went for rehabilitation treatment back in 2005.

He relapsed and even made an album about his struggles.

The next time he was in rehab, it was in 2008 when he decided enough was enough and quit drugs for good.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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