Dr. Dre flaunted his daughter’s felony-free acceptance into the University of Southern California film school in a now-deleted post on his Instagram page.
“My daughter got accepted into USC all on her own. No jail time!!!,” wrote Dre in the caption for an image of him posing next to his daughter, Truly Young, who was clutching her certificate of admission.
The post was a tongue-in-cheek response to the eruption of a recent scandal where affluent parents, including actresses like Desperate Housewives’ Felicity Huffman and Full House’s Lori Loughlin, were caught committing fraud in order to get their children accepted into prestigious schools. USC was among the schools who participated in the scandal.
While many celebrities such as Diddy, Busta Rhymes, T.I. and Timbaland all left comments on Dr. Dre’s post to show their support, others were quick to call out Dre.
Dre and his longtime collaborator Jimmy Iovine contributed $70 million to the University of Southern California’s sizable endowment back in 2013. USC later revealed that the donation had been earmarked to form the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation.
And while the donation isn’t criminal, many were calling it hypocritical.
His daughter reposted — then deleted — the picture on her Instagram page. She also posted on her Instagram story, which has since been deleted, “ALL MY HARD WORK PAID OFF. I’M GOING TO FILM SCHOOL.”