DMX wants 'Iyanla: Fix My Life' footage removed from OWN network

Last week, DMX appeared in an emotional and slightly harrowing interview with Iyanla Vanzant for the season two premiere of her Iyanla: Fix My Life series, in which he spoke about a number of troubling subjects in his life, including his constant battle with drugs, his failed relationships and his children.

However, Dark Man X isn't happy with the way he was portrayed on the episode and claims that the interview was supposed to have been centred around his addiction to women - not drugs - with a hope that he would eventually be able to re-build his relationship with his children.

A statement released earlier this week by the rapper's representatives, said: "DMX agreed to be a guest on Iyanla: Fix My Life with the understanding that she would be helping his relationships with his 10 children. When he arrived for the taping, most of the content was focused on his struggles with drugs and poor parenting. Iyanla did not ‘fix’ DMX’s life, just made his image worse, and does not have DMX’s personal written consent to use the footage."

Apparently questions about DMX's drug use had not been cleared before the show was filmed and now he wants the entire footage from the show pulled from Oprah's OWN network and is seeking legal action. The Ruff Ryders rapper has also told TMZ that he believes Iyanla set him up to look bad in order to boost ratings, adding: "That lady is toxic ... My last words to her were that she can suck my dick and she still can."

DMX is currently working on a new album with fellow Ruff Ryders member and super producer, Swizz Beatz. He is hoping to get either Dr Dre or Kanye West involved in the project too.

If you missed DMX's interview with Iyanla, catch up here.

DMX seeks help on Iyanla: Fix My Life | TV Catch Up


One of Hip Hop's most publicly troubled stars DMX was the focus of the debut episode of Oprah's OWN network aired series Iyanla: Fix My Life last night. In the hour and a half long episode, spiritual coach Iyanla Vanzant sits with the Dark Man X as they attempt to find solutions to a myriad of issues including his drug problems, family issues, break-ups and more. Press play below...

Synopsis: In the emotional season premiere, spiritual coach Iyanla Vanzant travels to Yonkers, New York, the hometown of multiplatinum rapper and actor DMX. In one of the most controversial sessions of her career, tensions rise as Iyanla attempts to help the strained relationship between DMX and his son Xavier. During the special 90-minute episode, DMX and Iyanla tackle additional topics, including drugs, women and his arrest record. Iyanla also sits down with DMX's estranged wife, Tashera Simmons.

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Let's hope this stream helps stoke the fire for Earl Simmons. Press play below.

Listen: DMX - Undisputed [Snippets]


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6. I Get Scared (f/ Adreena Mills)
7. Slippin Again
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10. Have You Eva
11. Get Your Money Up
12. Head Up
13. Frankenstein
14. Ya’ll Don’t Really Know
15. I Got Your Back
16. No Love (f/ Adreena Mills)
17. Already

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