It’s over. Dr. Dre and his spouse, Nicole Younger, have known as it quits after greater than 20 years of marriage.
Younger, 50, filed for divorce in Los Angeles on Monday, June 29, a supply confirms to Us Weekly. She and the acclaimed music producer, 55, tied the knot in 1996 and share two kids: son Truice, 23, and daughter Actually, 19. The “Subsequent Episode” rapper additionally has 4 kids from earlier relationships: daughter La Tanya Danielle Younger, 37, and sons Curtis, 38, Marcel, 29, and Andre Younger Jr., who died in 2008 from an obvious drug overdose.
Dr. Dre (born Andre Romelle Younger) met Younger within the mid-1990s whereas she was nonetheless married to then-husband Sedale Threatt. The previous basketball star, 58, and the lawyer exchanged vows in 1992, however ultimately break up 4 years later. On the time, the “Let Me Trip” artist reportedly penned a romantic letter to Younger, convincing her to depart Threatt and pursue a relationship with him as an alternative.
Over the course of his decades-long profession, the Grammy winner made headlines after a number of ladies, together with his former fiancée Michel’le and hip-hop journalist Dee Barnes, got here ahead with allegations that Dre had as soon as been bodily abusive towards them. Shortly after the discharge of the rapper’s 2015 biopic, Straight Outta Compton, he broke his silence on the accusations and apologized for his previous conduct.
“Twenty-five years in the past I used to be a younger man consuming an excessive amount of and in over my head with no actual construction in my life,” Dre informed the New York Occasions in August 2015. “Nevertheless, none of that is an excuse for what I did. I’ve been married for 19 years and every single day I’m working to be a greater man for my household, looking for steering alongside the best way. I’m doing every little thing I can so I by no means resemble that man once more. I apologize to the ladies I’ve harm. I deeply remorse what I did and know that it has perpetually impacted all of our lives.”
Whereas the Beats founder has by no means been formally charged with assault, he has spoken brazenly concerning the “f–king horrible errors” he made as a younger rapper.
“I used to be younger, f–ing silly,” he informed Rolling Stone within the midst of the controversy in 2015. “I’d say all of the allegations aren’t true — a few of them are. These are a few of the issues that I want to take again. It was actually f–ed up. However I paid for these errors, and there’s no means in hell that I’ll ever make one other mistake like that once more.”
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