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Eminem branded "evil" by anti-violence group over 'Space Bound' video

Eminem recently debuted his risqué new video for 'Space Bound' and now the Mothers Against Violence group have hit out at its content, branding the rapper "evil". 

In the video, fans see the superstar portray a character whose girlfriend cheats on him so he shoots himself in the head, and it's this shocking scene that is causing controversy. A spokeswoman for the anti-violence group told Britain's Daily Mirror:

"People who do this are really quite evil. Children are influenced by the things they see. If we feed violence, it becomes strong. Like an addiction. It’s all about the money with these videos. Eminem isn’t thinking about the families affected. It’s selfish – it comes to a point when selfishness becomes evil."

The 'Lose Yourself' icon hasn't yet commented on the issue, but he returns to the UK in August where he will headline V Festival and you can watch the video in question below: