In response to ballooning rumors about Eminem's weight–recent reports have the retired MC tipping the scales at 200-plus pounds–rapper Trick Trick has spoken out in his friend's defense. Says Trick, whose upcoming CD The Villain will feature a Slim Shady guest appearance, "Em just picked up some weight, that's it. He's nowhere [near] 250 pounds or anything like that. He just picked up some weight. He ain't walkin' around obese or some shit, though. He can still run two miles if you want him to and still out-box the majority of them. My man still gets down."

Worse comes to worst, though, Em can always try getting with this guy's program: