Dr. Dre made $70 million donation to the University of Southern California in 2013. Now his daughter has been accepted to be a registered person. (Reuters)
Hip hop legend Dr. Dre took a jab at high-profile celebrities and other wealthy parents caught in a recent lecture for the admission scandal, while proud of his daughter for admission to the University of Southern California.
“My daughter got accepted into the USC all on its own,” he wrote in a Saturday Instagram post. “No jail!!!”
Dre, 54, the former member of the rap group NWA, whose real name is Andre Young, is an association with the Los Angeles of the university. In 2013, he made a $70 million donation to the school for the establishment of the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and Business Innovation.
Record producer Iovine, 66, known for his work with Bruce Springsteen, U2 and other artists, who previously together with Dre on Beats Electronics, the now-owned subsidiary of Apple, best known for the Beats headphones.
Dre post comes after actress Lori Loughlin was linked in a huge college bribery scheme in which she and her husband allegedly paid $500,000 to their daughters, Olivia Jade, 19, and Isabella Giannulli, 20, referred to as crew team recruits to get into the school.
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About 40 people have been charged, including actress Felicity Huffman. In the aftermath of the scandal, Loughlin was dropped by the Hallmark Channel, and Jade lost a sponsorship deal with massive make-up Sephora.