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Eminem apologises for using homophobic slur on 'Kamikaze' album

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has regretted the use of homophobic lyrics on his new album, 'Kamikaze'.

The 45-year-old was criticised by many, including Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds, for using homophobic slurs in the track "Fall" in an attempt to take a dig at Tyler, The Creator.

had tweeted about Eminem's 2017 single "Walk on Water", saying, "Dear god this song is horrible, sheesh how the f**k."

In an interview with Sway Calloway, said, "I think the word that I called him on that song was one of the things where I felt like this might be too far."

"Because in my quest to hurt him, I realize that I was hurting a lot of other people by saying it. ... It was one of the things that I kept going back to and going 'I don't feel right with this'," he added.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 11:40 IST