Russell Simmons

Oprah Winfrey was named as the executive producer for an upcoming documentary centered on the sexual misconduct allegations against Def Jam Records co-founder, Russell Simmons. Winfrey is pulling away from the project but did say in a statment that she believes the accusations are true. In an exclusive report from The Hollywood Reporter, Winfrey stated […]

Russell Simmons has largely disappeared from the public eye after several allegations of sexual assault sprang forth in recent times. A recent dig made by an accuser claims the mogul is in Indonesia to avoid the charges, but Simmons essentially stated that the missive was essentially an attempt to squeeze money out of him. HHDX […]

One of the several women who has accused Def Jam Records co-founder Russell Simmons of rape has made an explosive claim. She believes the beleaguered business executive has traveled to Indonesia, not for spiritual enlightenment but to do duck charges in the ongoing case. The Blast reports: According to documents obtained by The Blast, Jane […]

Russell Simmons says he couldn’t have raped anybody because he’s Team #MeToo. The Hip-Hop mogul is using his support of the movement in his response to a Jane Doe’s lawsuit that accuses him of sexual assault.  Russell Rush hopes to get the charges dismissed. Reports the Blast: On December 20, the music mogul filed his […]

Music mogul and activist Russell Simmons is in more hot water over rape allegations.  Jennifer Jarosik is suing Simmons for some serious coin:  $5 million for allegedly sexually assaulting her.  She claims Simmons invited her to his house in 2016 and propositioned her for sex, which she refused. She says Simmons became aggressive, pushed her […]

Jenny Lumet, the granddaughter of legend Lena Horne and daughter of famed director Sidney Lumet, says she was brutally raped by music mogul and social activist Russell Simmons.  She joins another woman who alleges that Simmons and and producer Brett Ratner assaulted her (previously reported on JazTalk). Simmons denied her accusations. Simmons announced that he […]

Music mogul Russell Simmons reacts to sexual assault allegations The founder of, Lee “Q” O’Denat, passed away in his sleep Monday at 43, according to TMZ. O’Denat launched Worldstar in 2005 back when social media culture was still in its infancy and the landscape of digital urban media was barren. Q built the site into one of the most visited web properties […]