Dr. Dre responded to his wife Nicole Young’s petition for a divorce, revealing that the couple has entered into a pre-trial agreement that could prevent her from getting half of her $ 800 million fortune.
The 50-year-old filed for divorce last month, citing incompatible differences and seeking spousal support and a division of his property, which is reportedly costing $ 60 million.
The 55-year-old rapper filed his response in court on Wednesday, agreeing to pay spousal support, but said the division of property should be determined by their prior agreement, TMZ said.
Earlier reports state that the couple had no prior notice because Young did not mention the agreement when filing.
Divide! The last application is submitted after 50 m. Young, who filed for divorce on June 29, citing irreconcilable differences, at a time when her sources said TMZ had not prenup (the couple pictured above in 2018).
Dre is represented by Laura Wasser, a powerful celebrity divorce lawyer who filed the case on his behalf.
His documents also marked the date of separation, March 27, a few weeks after the coronavirus was blocked.
It also happened a month after Dre gave an interview in February discussing his wife’s plans for the birthday celebration.
Dre, which is said to be worth about $ 800 million, became popular as the founder of Death Row Records in the 1990s before launching its highly lucrative Beats Electronics brand in 2006.
The rapper, who is also the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment, married Nicole in 1996. May 25 She had previously married NBA player Sedale Threatt.
The young man, who is a lawyer himself, is represented in divorce by celebrity attorney Samantha Spector.
The couple is raising two adult children together, a 19-year-old daughter Truly Young and a 23-year-old son Truice Young.
Back back: Dr. Dre and his wife Nicole Young in 2001 Los Angeles premieres in Los Angeles. The divorce documents show that the couple divorced in March this year
Family man: Dr. Dre with his wife Nicole Young and their daughter “Really Young” at the special screening of The Defiant Ones at the Ritzy Theater in 2018. March 15 London
They last appeared as a couple on the Tom Ford fashion show with their daughter, Truly, in February this year.
That same month, Dre talked about his birthday plans, which also involved his wife, in an interview with BigBoyTV.
He said: “I decided this time just not to notice – I will have some friends and my wife is going to cook me crabs. I love crabs. We’re just going to kick it, kick it in our yard. “
Dre often posted sweet messages about his marriage on his Instagram, revealing in 2018 that he had sailed his wife to New York in his helicopter to see the musical Hamilton for their 22nd wedding anniversary.
A year earlier, he proudly praised, writing: “Married for 21 years !!! Dishonest people !!! reference to a documentary about Dre and his music industry legend friend Jimmy Iovine.
But now it looks like things have become sedentary as his wife Young has hired a powerful Hollywood lawyer, Spector, whose most prominent clients are Jenna Dewan and Amber Heard.
High Life: Dre drove his wife to New York on a 2018 romantic trip to New York to see Hamilton
Love Story: Tough guy rapper announces this sweet moment in 2018, along with Nicole celebrating her 22nd anniversary
Des res: Dre has acquired this $ 40 million. USD house in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles in 2014 From previous owners, NFL player Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen
And the danger seems to be high because their prenup conditions are unknown.
2014 Dre-based music company Beats was sold to Apple for $ 3 billion, making him hailed as “the first hip-hop billionaire,” even though Forbes recently pledged $ 800 million in assets.
In the same year, a rapper from previous owners, NFL player Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen, bought 40 million. USD house in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles.
2001 Dre was reportedly earning a total of about $ 52 million from selling part of his Aftermath Entertainment stake to Interscope Records, as well as building a mega-hit Family Affair created by Mary Blige.
Dre, meanwhile, went through a difficult personal life and had six children, four sons and two daughters, made up of five different women.
He was just 16 years old when he and his then 15-year-old girlfriend Cassandra Joy Green had their first child, a son named Curtis. According to several reports, Dre disagreed with the son only after 20 years.
Then in 1983. Dre greeted a daughter named La Tanya Danielle Young with Lisa Johnson.
Back to the studio: Two days ago, rapper Snoop Dogg revealed that he was working with an iconic hip-hop producer again to create new music.
Famous: Dre and wife Nicole along with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West portray Sean Combs on their 50th birthday in 2019. December 14 Los Angeles
His son Andre Young Jr. died tragically 20 years ago in 2008. After a reported drug overdose. The paternity dispute arose in 1990 when his mother, Jenita Porter, filed a lawsuit claiming $ 5,000 in maintenance per month.
Dre also has a son named Marseille, with singer Michel, who was born in 1988.
2015 Dre was forced to issue a public apology after many women offered to accuse him of abuse, including former Michel’le, 1970s rapper Tairrie B and hip-hop journalist Dee Barnes.
“But none of them are an excuse for what I did. I have been married for 19 years and work every day to be a better man in my family looking for advice. I’m doing everything I can to stop remembering that man anymore. “
He added: “I apologize to the women I hurt. I am very sorry for what I did and I know it has affected our whole lives forever.