Dee Barnes

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Lifetime Biopic on Michel'le to Premiere in October

“Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me” promises to tell the Death Row Records heads’ story from the perspective of the woman who famously married Knight and accused Dre of abusing her while they were together.

Dee Barnes On Life After Dr. Dre Assault: 'I Was Too Busy Trying to Survive

Barnes spoke at length to The Huffington Post about Dr. Dre’s assault—and how it impacted her career and well-being—in her first interview about the attack in nearly 25 years.

Dee Barnes and Michel'le Split on Dre Apology

Now that Dr. Dre has made a more definitive public apology to women he’s hurt, Dee Barnes and Michel’le—two who publicly accuse him of assault and battery—have issued very different responses. 

READ: Dee Barnes Breaks Silence on 'Straight Outta Compton' and More in 'Gawker' Testimonial

The journalist who was brutally assaulted by Dr. Dre in 1991 speaks out about “Straight Outta Compton” and the glossing-over of history, as well as the complicity of director F. Gary Gray and the harm done to her career. 

Dr. Dre on Dee Barnes and Michel'le: 'I Made Some Horrible F***ing Mistakes'

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube address past controveries and misogynistic lyrics for the upcoming Rolling Stone cover story. 

Violent Misogyny on 'Compton: A Soundtrack' Echoes Dr. Dre's Past

On “Compton: A Soundtrack,” a skit about murdering a woman and an Eminem punchline about rape bring to mind Dr. Dre’s history of misogynistic violence.