The teenager made the announcement in a TikTok video, asking people to use the pronouns “they/he/she” to refer to them – as well as adding the hashtags “genderfluid” and “bi”. Rapper Eminem, 48, legally adopted Stevie in 2005 after he reconciled with their mother, Kim Scott.
Stevie posted a video montage showing their transformation over the years, which was captioned “Watch me become more comfortable with myself”, and contained snaps of them cutting their hair short and trying out different styles.
According to The Sun, the 19-year-old’s name was allegedly referenced in their grandmother Kathleen Sluck’s obituary late last month.
The obituary reportedly said: “Kathleen was a exceptional mom to her two daughters; Kim and Dawn; and was overjoyed to become a grandmother to her grandchildren; Alaina, Adam, Hailie, Stevie, PJ, and Parker.”
A tribute on the obituary site from one of Stevie’s friends, Brooke, referenced some intimate memories they shared with Eminem’s child.
It said: “I know me and Stevie drove you crazy with our endless sleepovers of you calling us telling us to stop being so loud.
“And to go to bed and our early mornings with you for our Tim Horton runs and always sitting on the back porch talking with you and listening to all your stories.”
Kim gave birth to Stevie six months after divorcing Eminem in 2001.
Stevie’s biological father is Kim’s ex-boyfriend Eric Hartter, whom she formed a relationship with during a break from Eminem.
Eric, who worked as a professional tattoo artist, died in 2019 after an alleged drug overdose.
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