Dr. Dre Says He's 'Doing Great' After Suffering Brain Aneurysm
By Peyton Blakemore
January 6, 2021
Dr. Dre is on the mend.
Hours after TMZ reported on Tuesday (January 5) that the 55-year-old music mogul was in ICU after suffering a brain aneurysm, Dre shared a message to his fans on Instagram, updating them on his condition.
"Thanks to my family, friends and fans for their interest and well wishes," he captioned a black-and-white photo of himself in a music studio. "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!!"
As TMZ first reported, Dre suffered a brain aneurysm on Monday (January 4) and was rushed by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where he was taken directly to ICU. Sources told the outlet on Tuesday that Dre was stable and lucid, however, doctors were still doing tests to identify what caused the aneurysm.
Following news of Dre's hospitalization, a number of celebrities shared messages of support on social media. "Praying for you my Brother!! 🙏🏾❤️👑 @drdre," LeBron James wrote on Instagram alongside a series of photos of the two together. Ice Cube also posted a photo of himself with Dre and instructed his 5.7 million Twitter followers to "Send your love and prayers to the homie Dr. Dre."
Dre is currently in the middle of a contentious divorce with his estranged wife Nicole Young. A hearing on the couple's latest demands — Nicole reportedly wants $2 million a month in temporary spousal support, $5 million for attorney fees, and a judge to reject the prenuptial agreement she signed in 1996 — is reportedly set for Wednesday (January 6). As noted by TMZ, Dre will not be attending.
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