Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is a prolific rapper and songwriter whose impact on the hip-hop industry is undeniable. With 15 Grammy Awards under his belt, he has become one of the most successful and respected artists of his generation. Eminem’s lyrics are known for their raw honesty and unapologetic portrayal of personal struggles, making him a voice for those who feel marginalized or misunderstood. Moreover, Eminem is also known as “Slim Shady” or “Shady” by his fans.
Hence, when Giselle Bryant and Robyn Dixon filed a trademark application for “Reasonably Shady”, the name of their podcast, Eminem filed an opposition.
In an exclusive report obtained by Page Six, it has been revealed that the multi-platinum selling rapper, who has always been known for his unapologetic and fearless attitude, is now fearing for the safety of his brand.
Sources close to the rapper have disclosed that he is vehemently opposing Giselle and Robyn’s recent trademark application for “Reasonably Shady,” citing that it poses a serious threat to his well-established reputation.
The rapper, who is known to the world by his stage names “Slim Shady” or “Shady,” has been reported to be concerned that the new trademark might cause confusion among his loyal fan base, who have known him by his iconic monikers for decades.
Eminem used the moniker “Slim Shady” and “Shady” in the ’90s and own the trademark for “Shady” to use on his merchandise. His objection after the reality stars filed a trademark for their podcast name in order to begin selling their line of products such as water bottles, sweatshirts, hats, etc.
Giselle and Robyn’s podcast has gained massive traction since its launch in 2021 and they recently celebrated their show receiving five million dollars in less than two years.
It is understandable why Eminem would file an objection to a similar trademark being issued as it could confuse a lot of people. We will have to wait and see if he is successful in stopping the trademark from being issued. Stay tuned to Thirsty For News as we keep you updated on this story.
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