This weekend, the controversial biopic of Michel’le, “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le,” aired on Lifetime, despite attempts by Dr. Dre to stop the film’s premiere. Unsurprisingly, social media blew up with question and outrage surrounding the entire history, and the issue of domestic violence in general.
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Spirit, being the relationship expert she is, shared her thoughts about the film and the struggle the Michel’le went through to become a survivor of abuse. Click on the audio player to hear what Spirit had to say in this exclusive audio clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.“
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Dr. Dre Dragged On Twitter After Premiere Of Lifetime’s Michel’le Biopic "Surviving Compton"
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people are saying they won't support Dr Dre and won't buy his headphones anymore. y'all like a billion dollars late. #SurvivingCompton— daiz (@halalszn) October 16, 2016
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We saw two completely different Dr. Dre's in Straight Outta Compton and #SurvivingCompton, smh.— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) October 16, 2016
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I see how Dr. Dre got the name for his headphones #SurvivingCompton— Zoe 🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹 (@YourFavoriteZoe) October 16, 2016
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I must say I don't ever want to love a man the way Michel'E loved dr dre.. I want no parts of it god #survivingcompton— Jasmiine Brown (@eauxdatsjass) October 16, 2016
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First Dr.Dre taking dick, now he wanna beat on women... I lost respect for him 💯✌️️— kill bill 🤺 (@KeyiaaG) October 16, 2016
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How could any person on earth who heard any Dr. Dre lyric be offended they he may have slapped his ex before??? 😂😂😂— Glasses Malone (@gmalone) October 16, 2016