Claim: Rapper Eminem was nearly killed by a fan in New York who stabbed him four times.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, May 2013]
Is this true? I saw this on Facebook:
Rapper Eminem left nearly DEAD after being stabbed 4 times in NYC!
Origins: Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known as rapper Eminem, has not been left nearly dead after being stabbed four times by a crazed fan in
on “surveillance video.” Facebook posts reporting this information in May 2013 are merely survey scam lures which employ a barely altered recycling of a similar fraudulent
Users who click on the links included in these posts in order to see the advertised “surveillance video” are led to sites that require them to complete surveys before viewing it, but there is no real video at the end of the process — just scammers who collect commissions from duping people into taking online surveys and signing up for various expensive programs in a quest to claim “free” prizes:
Last updated: 17 May 2013