Dr. Dre has responded to wife Nicole Young’s plea for divorce, with the couple revealing that the venue has a pre-settlement agreement that could prevent her from getting half of her $ 800 million fortune.
Young, 50, filed for divorce last month, citing irreparable differences and seeking spousal support and division of his property, which is reported to be worth $ 60 million dollars.
TMZ reported that the rapper filed his response in court on Wednesday, agreeing to support Spcell, but said the division of assets should be determined by his pre-settlement, TMZ reported.
Earlier reports had said that the pair did not have a preteen as Young did not mention the agreement in their filing.
Split! The latest filing comes after Young 50, who filed for divorce on June 29, citing irreversible differences, with her filing sources stating that TMZ did not prenup (the couple pictured above in 2018)
Dre is being represented by Laura Vassar, a high-powered celebrity divorce lawyer who filed on her behalf.
A few weeks after the coronovirus lockdown began, his paperwork mentioned the date of separation on 27 March.
An interview in February was followed by an interview in February when he discussed plans for his wife’s birthday celebration.
Dre, who is said to be worth an estimated $ 800 million, rose to fame as the founder of Death Row Records in the 1990s before launching his highly lucrative Beats Electronics brand in 2006.
The rapper, who is also the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment, married Nicole on May 25, 1996. She was formerly married to NBA player Cedel Threat.
Young, who is a lawyer himself, is being represented in the divorce by celebrity lawyer Samantha Spector.
The pair splits two adult children together, daughter, 19 years old, and 23-year-old son Tris Young.
Flashback: dr. Dre and his wife Nicole Young at the film’s premiere in 2001 in Los Angeles. Divorce documents show the pair dating back to March this year
Family Man: Dr. Dre, along with his wife Nicole Young and their daughter, held a special screening at Trent Young the Defensive Ones in London on March 15, 2018.
She made her final appearance as her daughter at the Tom Ford Fashion Show in February this year.
That same month, Dre talked about his birthday plans which included his wife during an interview with BigboyTV.
He said: ‘I am determined to keep it down this time – I am going to live with some friends and my wife is going to boil the crab for me. I like crab very much. We’re going to kick it, hit it in my ass. ‘
Dre has often posted sweet messages about his wedding on his Instagram, revealing in 2018 that he has taken his wife to New York via helicopter to see the musical Hamilton for their 22nd wedding anniversary.
A year ago he proudly posted a tribute and wrote: ‘Married 21 years !!! The Different On !!! Reference to the documentary about Deere and his music industry veteran friend Jimmy Iovine.
However, it now appears that things have gone sour, as his wife Young hires high-powered Hollywood attorney Spector, whose notable clients include Jenna Dewan and Amber Hurd.
High Life: Dre drove his wife away for a romantic trip to New York in 2018 to see Hamilton in New York.
Love Story: The Tough Man’s rapper posted this cute photo of him celebrating his 22nd anniversary with Nicole in 2018
Des res: Dre bought the $ 40 million home in 2014 in Los Angeles’ Brentwood neighborhood from its previous owners, NFL player Tom Brady and supermodel Giselle Bundchen.
And it appears that a lot is at stake as the terms of their prenup are unknown.
In 2014, Beats, a music company he founded, was sold for $ 3 billion, leading him to be called the ‘first billionaire in hip-hop’, although Forbes recently valued him at $ 800 million.
That same year, the rapper bought a $ 40 million home in Los Angeles’ Brentwood neighborhood from his previous owners, NFL player Tom Brady and supermodel Giselle Bundchen.
In 2001, it was reported that Dre went on to sell his $ 52 million earnings from the latter part to Interscope Records, as well as Mary J. Bligh produced the mega-hit Family Affair.
Meanwhile, Dre has a complex personal life and has six children, four sons and two daughters by five different women.
When he and his 15-year-old girlfriend Cassandra Joy Green first aged 16, they had a son named Curtis. According to several reports, Dre did not meet his son until 20 years later.
Then in 1983 Dre welcomed a daughter named La Tanya Danielle Young to Lisa Johnson.
Back in the studio: Two days ago, rapper Snoop Dogg revealed that he is once again working with the iconic hip-hop producer for new music
Famous: Dey and wife Nicole photographed 50th birthday party in Los Angeles on December 14, 2019 at Sean Coombs with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West.
His son Andre Young Jr. died in 2008 at the age of 20 after an alleged drug overdose. He became the subject of a paternity dispute in 1990 when his mother, Jenita Porter, filed a lawsuit seeking child support of $ 5,000 per month.
Dre also has a son named Marcel with singer Michael’Le, born in 1988.
In 2015, Dre was forced to issue a public apology after several women came forward to accuse him of misconduct, including his former Michael’Lay, ’90s female rapper Terry B. and hip-hop journalist D. Barnes Were.
He did not personally address each of the allegations, but said in a statement: ‘Twenty-five years ago I was a youth who was drinking too much alcohol and had no real structure in my life on my head.’
‘However, none of this is an excuse for what I did. I have been married for 19 years and every day I am working to be a better man for my family, seeking guidance along the way. I am doing everything that I can never meet that man again. ‘
He said: ‘I apologize to the women I have hurt. I deeply regret everything I did and know that it has affected our lives forever. ‘