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Russell Simmons

  1. lawsuits
    Russell Simmons Evades Rape Lawsuit Due to Statute of LimitationsA Los Angeles judge has ruled in favor of the music producer, who was accused of rape and infliction of emotional distress.
  2. culture
    ‘You Can’t Escape Him, He’s Ubiquitous’Two years ago, Sil Lai Abrams named Russell Simmons as her rapist. She’s still fighting to be heard.
  3. sexual assault
    The 8 Accusations Against Russell Simmons Detailed in On the RecordThe doc follows his alleged history of rape and harassment.
  4. movie review
    On the Record Is Imperfect, Provocative, and Utterly NecessaryThe documentary detailing accusations of sexual assault against Russell Simmons proves to be a compelling and uneven work of the Me Too era.
  5. chat room
    On the Record Directors Discuss Allegations, Oprah and What Me Too Didn’t ChangeKirby Dick and Amy Ziering talk Russell Simmons and their unexpected split with their powerful producer: “We had no idea how this would turn out.”
  6. movie review
    You Could Watch Beastie Boys Story, But Really, Why Not Just Read Their Book?Spike Jonze’s Apple TV+ documentary, featuring Mike D and Ad-Rock, is a surprisingly staid act of fan service.
  7. hbo max
    Russell Simmons Accuser Documentary On the Record Headed to HBO MaxIn January, Oprah stepped away from the Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick film ahead of its Sundance premiere.
  8. sundance 2020
    What Happens When Me Too Hits Hollywood’s Biggest Screen?Two years after the Harvey Weinstein story broke, a conflicted portrait of the movement it birthed hit the Sundance Film Festival.
  9. times up
    Russell Simmons Repeatedly Pressured Oprah to Pull Out of Accuser Documentary“The most powerful black woman in the world is being intimidated.”
  10. time’s up
    Oprah Steps Away From Russell Simmons Accuser Doc, Pulls It From Apple TV+“First and foremost, I want it to be known that I unequivocally believe and support the women.”
  11. power
    NBC Allegedly Buried Yet Another Sexual-Assault StoryActivist Sil Lai Abrams claims the network killed a story about her allegations against A.J. Calloway and Russell Simmons in 2018.
  12. sexual assault
    Russell Simmons Says Anonymous Rape Accuser Made Allegations ‘for Publicity’He’s filing a $35,000 lawsuit against her.
  13. rape
    Yet Another Woman Accuses Russell Simmons of RapeThe granddaughter of publisher W.W. Norton alleges Simmons raped her in 1990.
  14. kanye-isms
    The Most Kanye Lines on YE: #MeToo, Stormy Daniels, Russell Simmons, and MoreDid you think Kanye would go a whole album without roasting Tristan Thompson?
  15. #metoo
    Russell Simmons ‘Looks Beyond His Personal Scenario’ to Support #MeTooSimmons has been accused by multiple women of sexual assault. He maintains his innocence and writes, “In the end I’ll be fine.”
  16. russell simmons
    One of the Rape Lawsuits Against Russell Simmons Has Been DroppedHe is still facing a different, $10 million suit from another accuser.
  17. russell simmons
    Luann de Lesseps Accuses Russell Simmons of Groping HerSimmons is already under investigation by the NYPD for other allegations of sexual misconduct.
  18. lawsuits
    Russell Simmons Denies Rape Allegation, Demands Jury TrialJennifer Jarosik accused Simmons of sexually assaulting her in his home. She is suing him for $5 million.
  19. Russell Simmons Being Sued for $10 Million by New Rape AccuserSimmons is already fielding allegations of rape and harassment from many other women.
  20. sexual assault
    Russell Simmons Being Sued for $5 Million for Alleged Sexual AssaultFilmmaker Jennifer Jarosik filed the lawsuit in California district court.
  21. rape
    Russell Simmons Investigated by NYPD for Two New Rape AllegationsThe NYPD is actively continuing to review the multiple rape and sexual-assault claims against Simmons.
  22. sexual misconduct
    Russell Simmons Has Paused the #NotMe CampaignHe has decided “this is a time for women to speak.”
  23. sexual assault
    Why I Finally Came Forward About Russell Simmons#NotMe is too dangerous to ignore.
  24. another sexual harassment story
    Fashion Publicist Kelly Cutrone Says Russell Simmons ‘Tried to Rape’ HerShe told the Post: “The #NotMe thing? I’m going to do a #YeahYou. F–k you.”
  25. sexual assault
    Russell Simmons Being Investigated by the NYPD for Sexual-Assault AllegationsDetectives are starting to reach out to the hip-hop mogul’s accusers.
  26. russell simmons
    Russell Simmons Responds to Rape Accusations With ‘#NotMe’“My intention is not to diminish the #MeToo movement in anyway, but instead hold my accusers accountable.”
  27. russell simmons
    5 Additional Women Accuse Russell Simmons of Sexual Assault and MisconductNine new women in the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times accused the music mogul of misconduct on Wednesday.
  28. sexual assault
    4 New Women Accuse Russell Simmons of Rape, Sexual AssaultSimmons has faced a stream of misconduct accusations over the past month.
  29. russell simmons
    4 New Women Come Forward Accusing Russell Simmons of Rape and Sexual AssaultSimmons has faced a stream of misconduct allegations over the past month.
  30. sexual assault
    HBO Cuts Ties With Russell Simmons Amid Sexual-Assault AllegationsHis All Def Comedy series will premiere as planned, without him attached.
  31. sexual assault
    Russell Simmons Steps Down From Def Jam After Sexual-Assault ClaimsWriter Jenny Lumet accused Simmons of assaulting her in a letter to The Hollywood Reporter.
  32. sexual assault
    Russell Simmons Responds to Sexual-Assault Allegation: ‘I Know Who I Am’“I support your healing and will continue to be an honest and imperfect advocate for the voiceless (including animals) and humanity as a whole.”
  33. sexual assault
    Ex-Model Says Russell Simmons Privately Apologized for Alleged Sexual AssaultShe recalls asking for Brett Ratner for help as Simmons made sexual advances, but Ratner seemed unmoved.
  34. sexual assault
    Russell Simmons Allegedly Assaulted a Young Model While Brett Ratner WatchedThe duo allegedly have a long history of coercing women into sex.
  35. the industry
    Russell Simmons Told Terry Crews to Give His Sexual Assaulter ‘a Pass’Crews is putting him on blast.
  36. ‘All Def Comedy’ Premieres on HBO Next MonthIn July, HBO gave a series order to a standup series from Russell Simmons called All Def Comedy, and today the network revealed the premiere […]
  37. netflix
    Netflix’s Latest Revival Is a Def Comedy Jam 25th Anniversary SpecialFeaturing Dave Chappelle, Tiffany Haddish, Tracy Morgan, and more.
  38. Netflix Adds a ‘Def Comedy Jam’ 25th Anniversary SpecialRussell Simmons’s Def Comedy Jam is set to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a new special on Netflix. The streaming network announced today […]
  39. Russell Simmons Wants Chance the Rapper to Host His Def Poetry Jam Reboot“The hood needs an Emmy.”
  40. protests
    Russell Simmons Protested Trump’s Travel Ban at We Are Muslim Too Rally“We are here unified because of Donald Trump. We want to thank him for bringing us together.”
  41. post-election mourning
    Russell Simmons Has Some Tough Talk for His Friend Donald Trump in a New Letter“You cannot wage war against women’s rights. That is disastrous.”
  42. Check Out the Trailer for Russell Simmons’s HBO Standup Showcase ‘All Def […]Back in August, HBO ordered a standup special from Russell Simmons called All Def Comedy, and today the network released the trailer. Filmed at […]
  43. all def movie awards
    Compton, Amber Rose Win at All Def AwardsRobin Thicke also accepted an award “on behalf of all white people.”
  44. awards shows
    Russell Simmons Launches All Def Movie AwardsCategories include Bad Muh F*cka and Best Helpful White Person.
  45. Russell Simmons and Broken Lizard Are Developing a Comedy for HBODef Jam Records cofounder Russell Simmons and Broken Lizard are teaming up for a new comedy at HBO. According to Deadline, Simmons has signed a […]
  46. wellness theories
    Russell Simmons Explains Why Meditation Is Better Than Drinking“We can numb the mind through drugs or we can quiet the mind through stillness and focus.”
  47. worldstarhiphop
    They’re Making a WorldstarHipHop Movie“Worldstar, baby!”
  48. pilot season
    Russell Simmons Is Producing Another Show for HBOThis one’s a “nightclub drama.”
  49. party lines
    Party Pics: Solange, Woody, Coco, and MoreCelebrating everything from fluffy Fendi Buggies to cruise collections.
  50. in development
    Steve McQueen Developing HBO DramaIn the vein of Six Degrees of Separation.
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