The musician, whose life is chronicled in the film Straight Outta Compton, has not given a specific reason for the apology. Dre pleaded no contest to charges of criminal battery after a journalist, Dee Barnes, accused him of attacking her in 1991. In the last week she has published a story about the assault. Dr Dre has said sorry to the women he has “hurt”.
- A number of women have claimed that the 50-year-old has been violent towards them in the past.
- Apple has also released a statement about Dre.
- Straight Outta Compton, which is about the early years of Dre’s rap group NWA, has been a hit at the US box office.