Thursday, October 6, 2022

Dr. Dre Gets Heat for ‘Abusive’ Portrayal in Michel’le Biopic


*Despite decades old reports about Dr. Dre being an abuser of women, it took the biopic of his ex Michel’le to get his fans to finally care. Dre’s dark past with women resurfaced last summer when the NWA biopic was all the rage… and still nobody cared enough to take attention away from the box office hit.

However, after the Lifetime premiere of “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le,” viewers blasted the music mogul on Twitter for laying hands on the 90’s R&B singer.

In the biopic, Michel’le is played by actress Rhyon Nicole Brown, and the artist served as consultant and producer on the project. Michel’le claims she was abused physically and mentally abused by Dr. Dre throughout the course of their relationship, a claim that the famed producer has denied. They share one son, Marcel, born in 1991.

READ RELATED STORY: Dr. Dre Mad As Hell Over Michel’le Biopic; Threatens to Sue if it Airs

Dr. Dre

Dre made numerous attempts to get the film shut down, and even threatened to sue the network. Lifetime aired the biopic on Saturday night, and Twitter erupted.

Check out some of the comments directed at Dre below:

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.



  1. started watching the lifetime movie and had to stop after listen to Michelle voice for 5 mins. Acting was horrible. Having Michelle narrated was big mistake….

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