Dr. Dre and his estranged wife Nicole Young have been embroiled in a bitter divorce since last June. As the months drag on, the fight over the Hip Hop mogul’s purported $1 billion fortune only intensifies.
According to TMZ, Young recently requested an emergency domestic violence restraining order after a leaked snippet of a forthcoming Dre single hit the web last month in which he calls Young a “greedy b**ch” and accuses her of perjury.
She claimed the lyrics made her fear for her safety, saying “he has upped the ante and is now outright threatening [her] to keep [her] mouth shut or else.”
Court documents filed by attorney Samantha Spector state Young feels the alleged threat and previous allegations about domestic abuse justified the restraining order. But once Young’s legal team presented their case, the judge ultimately denied her request because of “insufficient evidence.”
Dre’s attorney Laura Wasser also filed paperwork on behalf of her client that claims the lauded producer has only seen Young once since she filed.
In January, Dre suffered a brain aneurysm and was hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for several days. Young visited him in the hospital so he could sign an agreement that would allow her to collect a one-time payment of $2 million in temporary spousal support. But other than that, Wasser said the former couple has kept their distance.
Last August, Dre allegedly said he “realized he had no idea who the woman he was married to was and he wanted nothing to do with her.”
During an Instagram Live session late last month, longtime Aftermath Entertainment affiliate DJ Silk played a roughly two-minute segment of the unmastered track featuring Dre and KXNG Crooked.
“(B***h) Trying to kill me with them lies and that perjury, I see you trying to f**k me while I’m in surgery,” Dre rapped in the clip. “In ICU, death bed, on some money shit/Greedy bitch, take a pick, girl you know how money get … You know we don’t tolerate that nonsense, by any means get your hand up out my pocket/This life is private just like the pilot, it’s been decided, this the Poseidon.”