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Legal troubles 2

While the trials were in the beginning stages, things were only
getting worse for Marshall, when on July 7, 2000, Kim attempted
suicide in the couple's Sterling Heights, Michigan home by cutting her
wrists. Marshall talks about this incident from Hailie's point of view
in the song "When I'm Gone" from the CD Curtain Call: The Hits.[11]
This prompted Marshall to file for divorce a few months later,[12]
which was promptly countered by Kim with a lawsuit that sought to deny
Marshall custody of their daughter and $10 million in defamation
damages.[13] Within weeks, however, they settled the lawsuit, and
agreed to joint custody of their daughter, with Kim gaining physical
custody of Hailie, granting Marshall "liberal visitation rights".[14]
By the end of the year, the couple reconciled, agreeing to dismiss
divorce claims and live together.[15] Marshall mentions [Kim's]
suicide attempt and the Hot Rocks Café incident on the Xzibit song
"Don't Approach Me" (Restless, 2000), expressing anger and frustration
with the media's constant prying into his life, and with public
attention towards him in general.

The reconciliation, however, would not last, as Kim filed for divorce
in 2001, which was finalized in October of that year, granting joint
physical and legal custody of Hailie to both parties, as well as
requiring Marshall to make child support payments.[16] There was
further turbulence in their relationship when Kim was sentenced to 2
years of probation for felony cocaine possession in 2003. This was not
her first such incident, as she had previously faced similar charges
in 2001, although they were eventually dropped.[17] The incident was
not to be her last, however, as she was sentenced to 30 days in jail
in 2004, after failing a drug test for cocaine while still on
probation.[18] Marshall makes numerous references to Kim's cocaine use
on the Encore album, including the quotes "you're a fucking cokehead
slut" and "mama developed a habit" in...

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