( AP )- Eminem is recovering from a bout with pneumonia that sent him to the hospital.
"Over the holidays, Marshall Mathers , aka Eminem , was under doctor's care at a Detroit-area hospital for complications due to pneumonia," the rapper's publicist, Dennis Dennehy , said Tuesday. "He has since been released and is doing well recovering at home."
Eminem's illness first was reported by celebrity Web site TMZ.com.
Eminem , 35, rose to stardom thanks to a number of best-selling CDs, personal lyrics and a starring role in the hit 2002 film "8 Mile."
He has won Grammys , including best rap album for "The Slim Shady LP," "The Marshall Mathers LP" and "The Eminem Show," as well as an Oscar for the song "Lose Yourself" from "8 Mile."