Dr. Dre is Home From the Hospital After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

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Dr. Dre has been at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for the last 10 days.

Legendary producer, rapper, and entrepreneur Dr. Dre was released from the hospital on Friday (January 15th.) TMZ reported the update and Ice-T confirmed the news on Twitter, writing that he FaceTimed with him earlier today.

On Monday, January 5th, Dre suffered a brain aneurysm,  He was then rushed to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he stayed in the ICU. According to TMZ, there will be medical professionals at his home who will monitor him for the next couple of weeks.

We have not heard a lot from Dre. The night the news broke, he posted an update on his Instagram. In the post, he wrote that he was “doing great” and “getting excellent care” from his medical team.

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Dre, who is 55 years old, is currently in the middle of a nasty divorce with his longtime wife, Nicole Young. TMZ recently reported that Young filed papers claiming that the legendary producer has $262 million available to him in cash and Apple stock. Young is seeking $2 million a month in spousal support plus an additional $5 million to cover her various legal fees. He has balked at this deal, calling the demands “ridiculous.” The two have been married since 1996.

Young has also detailed several instances of alleged abuse from Dre. According to court documents that PEOPLE got a hold of, Dre “held a gun to her head” twice, once in 2000 and once in 2001. She also alleges that he “punched” her in the “head/face” and “kicked down a door” while she hid “from his rage.” Those instances allegedly occurred in  1999, 200, and 2016.

This story was updated on January 15th 2021.

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