Dr. Dre reportedly suffers brain aneurysm, remains in ICU
Doctors are running a series of tests to determine what caused his brain to start bleeding
Hip-hop icon Dr. Dre is at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after reportedly suffering a brain aneurysm on Monday.
The 55-year-old music mogul was taken to ICU, where he is currently “stable and lucid,” per TMZ. Doctors are running a series of tests to determine what caused his brain to start bleeding. Following reports that he was hospitalized, Dr. Dre issued a statement on his Instagram page saying he would be “back home soon.”
“Thanks to my family, friends and fans for their interest and well-wishes,” he said via his lawyer. “I’m doing great and getting excellent care from my medical team. I will be out of the hospital and back home soon. Shout out to all the great medical professionals at Cedars. One Love!!”
Dr. Dre’s health scare comes amid his contentious divorce battle with estranged wife Nicole Young. theGRIO previously reported, the ex couple has two adult children together, while Dre has four other children with other women, including Andre Young, Jr., who died of a drug overdose in 2009.
Young has claimed she “played an important role” in Dre’s career and also contends that she co-owns the trademark to his name, as well as that of his classic 1992 album, The Chronic. She wants a judge to toss the prenuptial agreement she claims she signed under pressure, asserting Dre later tore it up in a romantic gesture, a claim the producer disputes, theGRIO reported.
Dre has threatened to subpoena their wedding guests to disprove his estranged wife’s claim that she was “coerced” into signing the prenup. An earlier report on theGrio noted that Young is trying to force three of Dre’s alleged mistresses to spill the tea on his dirty deeds.
The women, all named in the court-filing of the bitter divorce, include: singer Jillian Speer, skin care entrepreneur Kili Anderson, and Crystal Rogers aka Crystal Sierra, who is known as the ‘Queen of Latin hip-hop.
But the three women want no part in the couple’s divorce battle and are fighting Nicole’s efforts to subpoena them as witnesses.
According to Mailonline, Kris LaFan, the lawyer representing the alleged mistresses, filed a motion on October 27, saying the women have no “information relevant to the enforceability” of the premarital agreement.
Young is also requesting $2 million a month in temporary spousal support.
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