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Russell Simmons

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. times up
    Russell Simmons Repeatedly Pressured Oprah to Pull Out of Accuser Documentary“The most powerful black woman in the world is being intimidated.”
  4. 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.”
  5. rape
    Yet Another Woman Accuses Russell Simmons of RapeThe granddaughter of publisher W.W. Norton alleges Simmons raped her in 1990.
  6. 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?
  7. #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.”
  8. russell simmons
    One of the Rape Lawsuits Against Russell Simmons Has Been DroppedHe is still facing a different, $10 million suit from another accuser.
  9. russell simmons
    Luann de Lesseps Accuses Russell Simmons of Groping HerSimmons is already under investigation by the NYPD for other allegations of sexual misconduct.
  10. 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.
  11. Russell Simmons Being Sued for $10 Million by New Rape AccuserSimmons is already fielding allegations of rape and harassment from many other women.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.”
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. sexual assault
    HBO Cuts Ties With Russell Simmons Amid Sexual-Assault AllegationsHis All Def Comedy series will premiere as planned, without him attached.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.”
  20. 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.
  21. sexual assault
    Russell Simmons Allegedly Assaulted a Young Model While Brett Ratner WatchedThe duo allegedly have a long history of coercing women into sex.
  22. the industry
    Russell Simmons Told Terry Crews to Give His Sexual Assaulter ‘a Pass’Crews is putting him on blast.
  23. ‘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 […]
  24. netflix
    Netflix’s Latest Revival Is a Def Comedy Jam 25th Anniversary SpecialFeaturing Dave Chappelle, Tiffany Haddish, Tracy Morgan, and more.
  25. 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 […]
  26. Russell Simmons Wants Chance the Rapper to Host His Def Poetry Jam Reboot“The hood needs an Emmy.”
  27. 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.”
  28. 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.”
  29. 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 […]
  30. all def movie awards
    Compton, Amber Rose Win at All Def AwardsRobin Thicke also accepted an award “on behalf of all white people.”
  31. awards shows
    Russell Simmons Launches All Def Movie AwardsCategories include Bad Muh F*cka and Best Helpful White Person.
  32. 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 […]
  33. worldstarhiphop
    They’re Making a WorldstarHipHop Movie“Worldstar, baby!”
  34. pilot season
    Russell Simmons Is Producing Another Show for HBOThis one’s a “nightclub drama.”
  35. in development
    Steve McQueen Developing HBO DramaIn the vein of Six Degrees of Separation.
  36. open letters
    Russell Simmons Will Now Explain OWS to Jay-ZBecause of that Zadie Smith profile.
  37. Russell Simmons Says That Rihanna Post Was Meant for Everyone“I thought it was rude. As an older person in the industry I just wanted to point it out.”
  38. letters
    Russell Simmons Has Some Choice Words for Rihanna’s Exes“Get off Rihanna’s D*ck!”
  39. Russell Simmons Pumps Cash Into All-American MuslimAfter Lowe’s backed out, Simmons bought up their ad space.
  40. celebrity activism
    Ashley Judd Apologizes for Calling Rap and Hip-Hop ‘The Contemporary Soundtrack of Misogyny’“I fully capitulate to your rightness,” she tells her critics.
  41. party lines
    Ricky Martin at the GLAAD Media AwardsPlus: Other famous people!
  42. quote machine
    Justin Bieber: LazyPlus: M.I.A. to release Animal Collective album.
  43. apropos of nothing
    Who Belongs on Mount Rapmore?In the past week or so ESPN.com’s Bill Simmons — “The Sports Guy,” a massively popular columnist who’s ostensibly a sportswriter but would better be described as the National Commissioner of Bar Arguments — has started writing about “Mount Rapmore,” a hypothetical rap version of Mount… well, yes.
  44. news reel
    Russell Simmons’s Crazy Koans
  45. quote machine
    Tim Burton Appeals to Jack Nicholson’s Humility
  46. apropos of nothing
    Russell Simmons Gives a Bleep About You