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Russell Simmons Accused Of Rape In New $10M Lawsuit

Russell Simmons has been accused of rape in a new $10 million lawsuit, according to court documents obtained by Billboard. In the complaint, which…
Katie Atkinson, Billboard / March 24, 2018

Russell Simmons Accuser Says He Privately Apologized to Her for Alleged Rapes

Filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik sat down with Megyn Kelly on the Today Show Tuesday to discuss the $5 million lawsuit she filed against Russell Simmons. Jarosik…
Maggie Serota / January 31, 2018

Russell Simmons Accused of Rape in $5M Lawsuit

Russell Simmons is being sued for $5 million by an aspiring filmmaker who claims the music mogul invited her to his house on the pretext…
Colin Stutz, Billboard / January 24, 2018

TMZ: Two Russell Simmons Rape Accusers Have Filed Police Reports

Two women who accuse Russell Simmons of rape have filed reports with the NYPD, TMZ reports. Since November, at least 12 women have accused the entertainment mogul of sexual…
Anna Gaca / January 9, 2018

The NYPD Has Reportedly Opened an Investigation Into Russell Simmons

The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that the NYPD has opened an investigation into Russell Simmons following allegations from at least 11 women who accuse the…
Drew Salisbury / December 14, 2017

Nine More Women Accuse Russell Simmons of Rape or Sexual Misconduct

Nine more women have come forward to accuse Russell Simmons of sexual harassment or assault. The New York Times spoke to four women who accuse the…
Maggie Serota / December 13, 2017

Russell Simmons Says He Is Stepping Down From His Businesses Following Second Sexual Assault Accusation

Def Jam co-founder and entertainment mogul Russell Simmons says he is stepping down from his companies following a second accusation of sexual assault. In a letter published…
Anna Gaca / November 30, 2017

Russell Simmons and Brett Ratner Accused of Teaming Up to Engage in Sexual Misconduct

Russell Simmons and Brett Ratner have been accused of teaming up to allegedly sexually harass and assault women, according to a new report in the…

Russell Simmons Encouraged Terry Crews to “Give the Agent a Pass” in Response to Sexual Assault Allegation

Last month, Terry Crews shared details of his experience being allegedly sexually assaulted by a then-unnamed "high-powered" executive at a Hollywood party. Later this month,…
Rob Arcand / November 19, 2017

Hell Raisin’

This is Mom's Place, a combination Jamaican restaurant/car service/pool hall on Hollis Avenue and 200th Street in Hollis, Queens, the middle-class black neighborhood where the…
John Leland / May 15, 2017

Russell Simmons Is Producing The Definitive History of Hip Hop Documentary Series

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons has announced The Definitive History of Hip-Hop, a new documentary series. Living up to its title, the show is set to cover…
Brian Josephs / March 14, 2017

Russell Simmons to Host “I Am a Muslim Too” Rally This Sunday

This Sunday, Russell Simmons will host a Time Square rally called "I Am a Muslim Too." The event, scheduled to run from noon to 4…
Brian Josephs / February 16, 2017

Russell Simmons Is Going to Give Musical Theater a Shot

Def Jam founder Russell Simmons is setting his sights on live theater. Simmons and the Universal Music Group are teaming up for The Scenario, a show…
Brian Josephs / February 6, 2017

Bill O’Reilly Thinks Beyonce Harms Children

Not even two weeks ago, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly had some harsh words for "gangster rappers" Jay Z and Kanye West, citing them as…
Dan Reilly / March 11, 2014

Lady Gaga, Middle East Victims of Unfortunate Musical Metaphors

Why did so many musical figures use dubious metaphors this week? We cannot answer that question. But we can compile them into a list for…
Devon Maloney / June 22, 2012
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