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Shady’s Back — With a Beard and Dark Hair — Tell Your Friends

There is no way this is “The Real Slim Shady!”

Rapper Eminem, 44, posed for a photo at The Defiant Ones premiere at Paramount Studios in LA — and fans were quick to notice a drastic change in the “Lose Yourself” singer’s appearance.

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The 8 Mile star seems to have ditched his signature blonde locks for a darker ‘do and he is also sporting a beard. We are not quite sure what sparked this change, but it is totally working for him!

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Em also Instagrammed this from the occasion, where he wrote, “Just a couple of guys from Compton and one from Detroit. With a beard. #thedefiantones.”

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While we may be over here loving his ~makeover~, it is safe to say the Internet has some mixed feelings about this.

“BRUH ITS REAL EMINEM HAS A BEARD,” one Twitter user wrote.

“Eminem has a f–king beard. He must have really been in his cave cooking up the dopest rhymes for months,” another agreed.

A third user observed, “The entire Eminem [fan base] standom is freaking out over him growing a beard, this s–t is great.”

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Other celebs on hand for the evening included the likes of Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, and Kendrick Lamar.

Scroll through the gallery to see how much Eminem has changed over the years!

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