Eminem Ex-Wife Kim Mathers Admits DUI Crash a Suicide Attempt
May 06, 2016 09:21 AM EDT
Eminem's former wife Kim Mathers admitted her "drunk" driving crash accident was intended to end her life, she revealed on a radio station in Detroit on Wednesday. The vehicular accident happened last year in October.
According to the Daily Mail, Mathers, 41 talked about her suicide attempt following car crash accident in Mojo in the morning. "I sat at the end of a road where I knew no one else but myself would get hurt. Yes, I drank, I took pills and I aimed for a pole," she said. The accident happened at 23 mile and Card roads in Macomb County, where her car, a black Cadillac Escalade, flipped in a ditch.
She also explained that a judge agreed to sealed her alleged DUI crash case in relation to medical concerns, and not to the fact that she was popular. Mathers was also asked the reason why she tried to commit suicide.
"Just because people think that we have money, that it makes us happy. Yeah we can pay bills, yeah we can get the kids everything they ask for, but you lose family, you lose friends", she stated.
She also apologized and wasn't expecting to make it out alive over the incident. She also told the police that she intended the car crash. According to the Daily News, she is getting help over her depression and substance abuse. She also revealed her ex-husband Eminem is supporting her.
She and Eminem, known for his real name, Marshal Mathers, end their marriage in 2001. The estrange couple have three daughters, Hailie, Alaina and Whitney. Eminem had not commented regarding her wife's suicide attempt. On the police report, Mather sustained a concussion, and body injuries such as broken wrist and toes after she told the authorities that she consumed a fifth of Malibu rum, Radar Online reported.
Kim's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss the DUI case against his client, arguing that she wasn't in the right state of mind when she consented to blood tests. The prosecution claims she was not incapacitated and freely consented to the blood work. A hearing is scheduled for May 26.