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17 October 2016, 14:43 | Updated: 17 October 2016, 15:18
Dre was shown beating up his ex wife.
Dr Dre was the subject of some viscous Twitter abuse after his ex-wife Michel’le' premiered her new movie ‘Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le last night in the US.
The biopic revealed the full extent of domestic abuse that occurred during her relationship with both Dre and Death Row founder Suge Knight in the past.
As the dramatic scenes aired, fans on social media expressed their anger at Dre, as his character repeatedly gave Michel’le black eyes and helped her fuel a drug addiction.
According to TMZ, Dr. Dre attempted to sue Sony Pictures over the movie and stop it being aired.
Watch the trailer below:
Check out some of the social media abuse Dr. Dre and Suge Knight received below:
I knew we were going to see Dre beat up Michel'le in this movie...but honestly I feel sick watching that scene #SurvivingCompton— Sowmya Krishnamurthy (@SowmyaK) October 16, 2016
You know Dre is a monster when Suge Knight was Michel'le's idea of a safe haven. #SurvivingCompton— Bené (@beneviera) October 16, 2016
The biopic surprislngly showed notorious Death Row founder Suge Knight in a good light.
Suge Knight is a hero in this movie? #SurvivingCompton— Michael Arceneaux (@youngsinick) October 16, 2016
Suge Knight was way more than a gentleman than Dr. Dre. That man just took the spirit out of her. #SurvivingCompton— Catrel Cathey (@CatrelCathey) October 16, 2016
While fans praised Michel'le for her bravery:
I'm dying at the ending Michel'le you are a great woman thank you for telling your story #SurvivingCompton— blackity black (@kgenevieve98) October 16, 2016
‘Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le' can be viewed on Lifetime’s official website.