Dr Dre has officially declared “legally single” in an acrimonious separation from Nicole Young … as the mogul prepares to fight his ex-wife over “a rock-solid marriage contract”
Dr Dre, 56, is set to close the chapter of his marriage to ex-wife Nicole Young.
Dre’s divorce judge officially declared him legally single months after the mogul said in court documents that the marriage had reached a “point of no return,” according to TMZ on Thursday.
Now the estranged couple will have to fight for an “iron clad marriage contract” and the rights to their brand and billion dollar empire.
Bachelor: Dre’s divorce judge officially declared him legally single months after mogul said his marriage had come to “point of no return,” according to TMZ on Thursday
In March, rapper Laura Wasser’s attorney filed court documents “asking for a fork in Dre’s divorce,” which would declare himself and ex-Nicole Young both “single.”
According to TMZ, this request was granted and Dre (Andre Romelle Young) is “officially divorced” in the eyes of the law.
However, things aren’t over with the couple’s messy split-up and it will be a long way for the hip hop icon to come before things come full circle.
As UKTN.com previously reported, Dre and Nicole are contesting their prenuptial agreement – signed shortly before their marriage in 1996 – she wants it struck down when he claims it is foolproof.
Split: In March, rapper’s lawyer Laura Wasser filed court documents “asking for a fork in Dre’s divorce”, which would declare himself and ex Nicole Young both “single”
When Dre asked the court to declare him single, he noted in court documents that Nicole’s “false allegations of domestic violence” left their relationship beyond repair.
He also alleged that he had “tried to settle the divorce with Nicole since she filed her case in June 2020”, but claimed that she “was intentionally dragging her feet”.
Since Nicole filed for divorce last June, their separation has become increasingly controversial.
Nitty Gritty: According to TMZ, this request has been granted and Dre (Andre Romelle Young) is “officially divorced” in the eyes of the law – but he and his ex have yet to fight for their prenuptial agreement
In October, Dre charged his wife with criminal conduct by “embezzling” over $ 350,000 from one of their bank accounts.
Nicole sued the NWA rapper separately in an attempt to claim his estimated $ 1 billion empire, but in April the judge in that case sent the lawsuit back to family court where it was combined with their divorce case. .
In this lawsuit, Nicole accused her husband of transferring the trademark rights to his ‘Dr. Dre’ and his triple platinum album, The Chronic, to a company that is solely his own.
Nicole had claimed in court documents that she owned half of the trademarks and their income and that the transfer of ownership had taken place without her “knowledge or consent”.
Money issues: Nicole sued the NWA rapper separately in an attempt to claim his estimated $ 1 billion empire, but in April the judge in that case referred the suit to family court where it was combined with their divorce case.
But Dre defended herself by insisting that she didn’t have such a claim – since he has been using Dr. Dre’s name since the 1980s and her first album was released in 1992, four years before it was released. ‘he does marry her.
Earlier this year, UKTN.com revealed that Nicole had filed court documents accusing Dre of violence and emotional abuse during their 24-year marriage.
The music mogul pointed a gun at her head, punched her in the face and slammed her against a wall, lifting her off her feet by the neck, she said.
Shortly after her scathing statement in court, Nicole’s attorneys reunited with Dr. Dre’s attorneys and the end result was that Dre – who would still be in his hospital bed after suffering a brain aneurysm – signed. an agreement to pay Nicole a lump sum of $ 2 million in temporary support.
He said, she said: As UKTN.com previously reported, Dre and Nicole are contesting their prenuptial agreement – signed shortly before their marriage in 1996 – she wants it struck down as he claims that it is foolproof.