LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Rapper and record producer Dr. Dre was being treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Tuesday after suffering a possible brain aneurysm, the Los Angeles Times reported.
According to sources who spoke with TMZ, which first reported the story, the record executive, whose real name is Andre Romelle Young, suffered a brain bleed on Monday and was rushed to the hospital by ambulance.
The 55-year-old entrepreneur took to Instagram Tuesday night to tell fans that he was “doing great and getting excellent care.”
Following the reports, celebrities took to social media to share their well-wishes.
Send your love and prayers to the homie Dr. Dre. pic.twitter.com/dWSgzunpjj
— Ice Cube (@icecube) January 6, 2021
Cookie and I are praying for our friend Dr. Dre to make a full recovery!🙏🏾 get well soon my friend!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 6, 2021
🥺Prayers up for Dr. Dre and his family for healing & Strength over his mind & body🙏🏾 https://t.co/WI4k3d9U4w
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) January 6, 2021
Prayers up for Dr. Dre. You are the reason why I produce music.
— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) January 6, 2021
And actor and rapper LL Cool J tweeted out that his friend was “recovering nicely.”
Dre is recovering nicely. ✊🏾
— LLCOOLJ (@llcoolj) January 6, 2021
The music mogul is currently embroiled in a contentious divorce with his estranged wife Nicole Young and was scheduled to be back in court Wednesday. She is reportedly seeking $2 million per month in spousal support and $5 million in attorney fees.