DMX recently emerged from a New England rehab noticeably thicker to attend a hearing for his tax evasion case. TMZ caught up with the veteran rapper and inquired about his post-rehab body. He explained he’d been eating one of his favorite cereals — Captain Crunch.

Last month, X’s lawyer Murray Richman told reporters X had gained around 40 pounds. In late June, he was looking slightly gaunt.

According to TMZ, the New York native plans to stay in rehab for another 30 days, although X has yet to confirm the details.

X is facing 14 counts of tax evasion after being arrested in July. If convicted, he could face up to 44 years in prison.

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