Detroit Hospital Workers Get Free Meals Of Mom's Spaghetti Thanks To Eminem And Union Joints

"Our #HealthcareHeroes “lost themselves”

WWJ News
April 23, 2020 - 11:22 am

Detroit (WWJ) Nothing Shady going on here. Just hospital workers in Detroit getting a warm meal courtesy of Eminem. Wednesday Henry Ford Health Systems posted a photo of the individual servings of "Mom's Spaghetti" they received with Shady Records branding attached. 

The photo caption read, "Our #HealthcareHeroes “lost themselves” in the delicious Mom’s Spaghetti donated by Detroit’s very own, @eminem."

Our #HealthcareHeroes “lost themselves” in the delicious Mom’s Spaghetti donated by Detroit’s very own, @eminem. Thank you for providing a special meal for our team members! --

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With nearly 34 thousand cases and nearly three thousand deaths in the state of Michigan as of Thursday, healthcare workers and resources are stressed. A simple gesture like this is a welcome surprise.

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Detroit Medical Center also posted a photo of the meals cooked up by Union Joints Catering who has teamed up with the rapper for pop-up food events in the past.

Their Tweet read, "Thank you Union Joints for the generous donation of meals to support our staff. They served one of their specialties, also a favorite of Eminem, titled “Mom’s Spaghetti.” We offer our heartfelt thanks and are grateful for the support."

The dish made popular in Eminem's song "Lose Yourself". In the song, Eminem raps, "His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy, there's vomit on his sweater already, mom's spaghetti."