Superstar rapper Eminem
has been hit with a lawsuit by his aunt and uncle in an unusual claim filed in
Macomb County Court, a lawyer confirmed with AllHipHop.com. Jack and Betti
Schmitt claim that they sold their Missouri home because the Detroit rapper
wanted to maintain family ties. The lawsuit says that Eminem built the Schmitt’s
a home and promised to pay them $100,000 per year.
The lawsuit further
states that the rapper refuses to put the title in the Schmitt's name and that
he has fallen short on his promise to pay them the $100,000.
The couple is seeking
at least $25,000, as the Macomb County Circuit Court handles all civil cases
involving at least that amount.
They are represented
by Kevin Green, an attorney in Shelby Township, Michigan. Green confirmed the
lawsuit with AllHipHop.com, but declined further comment.
The rapper recently cancelled
his European leg of the "Anger Management 3" tour due to exhaustion
and other related medical issues.
the rapper was being treated for various medical ailments, but none were specifically
Representatives for Eminem did not have comments as of press time.