Michel’le responds To Dr. Dre’s Apology For Hurting Women
Dr. Dre’s ex-girlfriend says he can take his apology and shove it.
R&B singer Michel’le fired back at Dre over the apology he made for his history of abusing women, saying she found the rapper’s words “insincere.”
“He’s selling a movie. I just think it’s good PR at the moment,” Michel’le, who has a son with the hip-hop mogul, told BBC Radio.
The “No More Lies” singer took issue with the wording of Dre’s statement to The New York Times last week, which was addressed “to the women I’ve hurt” but didn’t mention anyone by name.
Dre and Michel’le dated around the rapper’s rise to fame in the late ’80s and early ’90s.
During that time, Michel’le said Dre often beat her up, leaving her with black eyes and scars.
“I didn’t ask for a public apology and I think if he is going to apologize he should do it individually,” Michel’le told BBC Radio.
“To just group us like we are nothing and nobody, I just don’t think it’s sincere,” she said. “Treat us like we have names.”
The other woman at the center of the controversy — which has erupted amid the box office success of “Straight Outta Compton,” the Dre-produced N.W.A. biopic — was a little more forgiving.