One crucial event from Dr. Dre’s life was nowhere to be found in the hit N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton: his 1991 assault on female TV host Dee Barnes

According to Barnes herself, that’s because director F. Gary Gray played a role in the ordeal and “doesn’t want to address it,” she writes in an essay for Gawker

Back in 1991, Dre brutally attacked Barnes, then the TV host of Pump It Up!, allegedly because he was angry about a previous Pump It Up! segment she did with Ice Cube. One of the clips showed Cube insulting N.W.A. members, including Dre

At an album release party on Jan. 27, 1991, Dre slammed Barnes’ head against a wall, kicked her and stepped on her fingers. Read more…

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Why ‘Straight Outta Compton’ didn’t show Dre’s assault on Dee Barnes