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Entertainment

Web Desk
April 26, 2020

Eminem discusses Michael Jordan's reaction to his joke

Entertainment

Web Desk
Sun, Apr 26, 2020

Eminem discusses Michael Jordan's reaction to his joke 

Eminem said during a phone call with Michael Jordan he jokingly asked the basketball champion to come to Detroit so that he could 'dunk on him'.

He recalled a telephonic conversation with Jordan during a recent interview, days after Michael Jordan's documentary "The Last Dance" premiered.

The Detroit rapper said that he was on a phone call with Jordan to discuss a show collaboration and thought it won't happen because of his joke.

“He’s super cool, and everything was good until we get to the end of the phone call and I said, ‘Yo man, when are you gonna come to Detroit so I can dunk on you?'” Marshall Mathers said.

Talking about Jordan's reaction, Slim Shady said, “It was crickets. I don’t remember exactly what he said, but I think he just kinda was like, ‘Ha ha ha.’ Like laughed. And I remember getting off the phone going, ‘Oh my God, I think I might have just blew it.'”

Speaking about his joke, he said he knew that it was ridiculous for him to even think he could dunk on the 6’6” basketball legend.