Dr. Dre’s wife requests $2 million per month in spousal support
Dr. Dre's soon to be ex-wife, Nicole Young, is requesting the funds to 'continue to enjoy the lifestyle she enjoyed during marriage'
As she proceeds with her divorce against hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre, Nicole Young is requesting millions in support.
According to Entertainment Tonight, per court documents, Young is asking for $1,936,399 in monthly spousal support, as well as attorney’s fees and costs totaling $5 million.
The documents say the amount sought is so she “can continue to enjoy the lifestyle she enjoyed during marriage,” and requests the spousal support to begin retroactively from Sept. 1.
ET reports that Young’s legal team claims she is “having difficulty paying her bills” and that Dr. Dre has “been exerting financial control” over his ex by “ordering his agents to scrutinize her bills” before he decides on paying them or not.
In June, Young filed for divorce from the producer after 24 years of marriage, theGrio reported at the time, claiming irreconcilable differences.
The court documents claim that while Young does not work, she was an important factor in Dr. Dre’s success. ET reports that she “was integral” to naming his record label “Aftermath,” and should be allowed to continue her pre-divorce lifestyle, which entails multiple homes, security, a private jet and more.
Young also claims that her husband kicked her out of one of their homes in a drunken rage. Since the incident, she claims he has threatened to sell the home she currently resides in and allegedly texts her to “not spend one more cent,” according to ET.
Young also claims Dr. Dre has “undertaken an aggressive approach to this case, engaging in gamesmanship and no-holds-barred hyper-litigation simply because he can afford to,” cutting her off financially from being able to pay for the case.
The mother of two claims she was forced to sign their premarital agreement on their wedding day “under extreme duress” and had to make repeated requests for a copy.
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