Dr. Dre was pressured to face the music after trying to delay his deposition in his divorce from Nicole Younger.
“Dr. Dre was lastly deposed on Monday, [November 30], regardless of his fears of getting COVID-19,” a supply completely tells Us Weekly. “He had been placing it off and eventually the day got here. His estranged spouse was there together with their respective attorneys.”
TMZ reported on November 18 that the rapper, 55, had requested to provide his deposition by way of Zoom because of the pandemic. Nevertheless, Younger, 50, argued that an in-person deposition was vital to discourage her estranged husband from being coached. She additionally claimed in court docket paperwork obtained by the web site that he had “freely entertained” a number of individuals at his Los Angeles house because the coronavirus outbreak “with out implementing even the slightest quantity of social distancing protocol.”
Younger filed for divorce from Dr. Dre (actual identify Andre Romelle Younger) on June 29 after 24 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable variations. The pair share two kids: son Truice, 23, and daughter Actually, 19. The music producer additionally has 4 kids from earlier relationships: son Curtis, 38, with Cassandra Pleasure Greene; daughter La Tanya, 37, with Lisa Johnson; son Andre Jr., who died at age 20 in 2008 from a drug overdose, with Jenita Porter; and son Marcel, 29, with Michel’le.
Dr. Dre and Younger’s divorce rapidly turned ugly as they battle over spousal help, their prenuptial settlement and the chance that he has fathered different kids exterior of their marriage, a prospect that she introduced up in court docket paperwork filed in early November.
The Beats Electronics founder — who beforehand admitted that he had assaulted women in his 20s, amongst different acts of misconduct — informed The New York Instances in 2015 that he has spent the previous few years “working to be a greater man” for his household.
“I’m doing all the pieces I can so I by no means resemble that man once more,” he stated whereas reflecting on his previous habits. “I apologize to the ladies I’ve damage. I deeply remorse what I did and know that it has eternally impacted all of our lives.”