Billionaire hip-hop tycoon Dr Dre's wife Nicole is accusing him of trying to 'starve her out' in their messy divorce in a bid to leave her penniless, court documents reveal.
Nicole, 50, is demanding to see thousands of the music mogul's business documents in her battle to claim a share of his vast $1billion fortune.
But Dre, 55, is refusing to hand them over, claiming that under a pre-marital agreement they signed in 1996, his numerous commercial enterprises are none of her business.
Nicole's lawyers have now hit back in a new court filing obtained by DailyMail.com.
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Nicole Young is accusing Dr. Dre of trying to leave her penniless, documents obtained by DailyMail.com reveal. She is demanding to see thousands of the music mogul's business documents in her battle to claim a share of his vast $1billion fortune
'He is attempting to ''starve her out,'' while also attempting to walk away from the divorce with the parties' entire marital estate, leaving her with close to nothing,' the documents state
'She needs these documents in connection with the issue of spousal support,' said her attorney, Samantha Spector, in the paperwork.
'Nicole was not employed during the parties' 24-year marriage. Instead, she stayed home to raise their children,' the documents state.
'Meanwhile, during the marriage, the parties amassed an estate worth close to one billion dollars.
Pictured: The former couple in 1996. They have been locked in an increasingly bitter divorce battle since announcing their separation in June
'Nevertheless, at this time, Andre (Dre's real name is Andre Young) is refusing to pay spousal support to Nicole or pay her attorneys' fees and costs.
'In short, he is attempting to ''starve her out,'' while also attempting to walk away from the divorce with the parties' entire marital estate, leaving her with close to nothing.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'Nicole needs documents in discovery to confront the financial and litigation war that Andre is waging against her.'
Dre has asked LA Superior Court for a protection order that would limit the documents he has to give Nicole and he has balked at handing over his most private