Mega producer Dr. Dre is back on the market. Dre's wife, Nicole Young, has filed for divorce, TMZ reports.
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Nicole filed divorce papers on Monday to end her marriage after 24 years. She is expected to walk away with a bundle as Dr. Dre is worth close to a billion dollars.
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Nicole, who shares 2 adult children with Dre, cited irreconcilable differences in her divorce paperwork. The couple married on May 25, 1996 and there is no prenup.
This is the 2nd divorce for Nicole, who was previously married to former NBA player Sedale Threatt.
Dre has a total of 6 children, including a son named Marcel with singer Michel'le. He fathered his first child when he was 16 years old.
Dr. Dre's net worth is estimated to be around $800 million after he sold his Beats by Dre audio products to Apple Inc. for $3 billion in cash in 2014.
Dr. Dre, real name Andre Young, was a majority shareholder in the company alongside Jimmy Iovine.
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R&B singer and songwriter Ne-Yo has reportedly split from his long-suffering wife, Crystal Renay, ahead of their 4th wedding anniversary.
The "Mad" singer, real name Shaffer Chimere Smith, tied the knot with Instagram model Crystal Renay in an oceanfront ceremony on February 20, 2016, weeks before welcoming their first child, son Shaffer Smith, Jr. They went on to have another son, Roman Smith, in 2018.
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Ne-Yo and Crystal locked lips during happier times at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards in October 2019. However, Crystal has since decided to file for divorce, according to blogger The Jasmine Brand.
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Ne-Yo's wife, who goes by her married name of Crystal Smith, hinted at the split on social media. She removed all images of the singer from her Instagram profile, WENN.com reports.
Ne-Yo, who also shares two kids with his former fiancée, Monyetta Shaw, recently acknowledged the ups and downs of his marriage in a post to celebrate the New Year. In his post, Ne-Yo insisted he and Crystal were still "perfect for each other".
Alongside a snap of the smiling couple, he wrote:
"2019 had its bumps and bruises, yes sure. But it's not about the difficulty, it's about one's ability to realize when something is worth fighting for and one's willingness to push thru to the potential greatness of a situation. There's no such thing as perfect, a lesson we both had to learn and lock in. But perfect for each other is a real thing. And that's you and me."
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You're in luck ladies: actor Anthony Mackie is back on the market. Mackie and his wife Sheletta Chapital have reportedly finalized their divorce, following a secret split.
The Avengers star, 41, and his now ex-wife secretly filed for divorce in late 2017 after three years of marriage, according to WENN.com via TMZ.com.
Their break-up was reportedly quietly made official last year, with the pair initially managing to keep their split off of TMZ. Sources close to the pair tell TMZ that their decision to part ways was amicable.
Anthony and Sheletta have three children together, who they also kept out of the public eye, but Anthony did speak about the birth of their youngest child in 2015.
"I recently had my third kid, and it just messed up everything that was my reality," he told the Los Angeles Times at the time. "It just changes your entire perspective on the world. Even traveling is an issue now - I've got to buy five tickets!"
The former couple, who were reportedly childhood sweethearts, also wed under the radar, tying the knot in a small ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in 2014, according to the New York Post's Page Six gossip column.