Things aren’t looking good for Russell Simmons…
On Wednesday, dual reports — one from a New York Times, a other from a Los Angeles Times — were published, where a sum of 9 new lady are accusing a Def Jam co-founder of passionate attack or harassment.
As we formerly reported, a CEO of Rush Communications was formerly indicted of passionate bungle by indication Keri Claussen Khalighi and screenwriter Jenny Lumet. On record, he denies ever being “violent” with both women, yet he did step down from business following Lumet’s guest mainstay for The Hollywood Reporter.
In a New York Times piece, 4 women go on record, with 3 accusing Simmons of rape.
“I was broken.”
Singer Tina Baker says a now-60-year-old raped her in a early ’90s when he was her manager.
“I didn’t sing for roughly a year.”
Music publisher Toni Sallie antiquated Kimora Lee Simmons‘ ex in 1987, though satisfied they weren’t compatible. In 1988, after being invited to a celebration during his Manhattan apartment, Sallie arrived and was a usually chairman there with Simmons.
“He pushed me on a bed and jumped on tip of me, and physically pounded me… We were fighting. we pronounced no.”
While Sallie contacted a Manhattan district attorney’s bureau this year, a box fell outward a government of limitations.
Christina Moore and a crony met Simmons in 2014 in a conveyor of Miami’s Soho Beach House. After allegedly heading them to a room, Simmons began using a bath, pushed Moore opposite a column, and had his “hands all over my body, adult and down… we felt assaulted.” She was 26 during a time of a purported incident.
In a Los Angeles Times piece, 5 additional women credit Simmons of passionate misconduct.
After holding her to a prohibited yoga category in 1996, How to Be a Player singer Natashia Williams-Blach says a businessman attempted to force her to perform verbal sex on him.
“He pushes a climax of my conduct quickly down while he’s got his palm on his zipper. It was only a few seconds.”
Seattle massage therapist Erin Beattie says a noble unprotected himself and asked her to hold his penis during a diagnosis in 1995.
“He was like, ‘Do we wish to work this out?’… He only approaching that that was what was going to happen… He couldn’t trust we would contend no.”‘
Sherri Hines, who was in a all-female hip-hop organisation Mercedes Ladies, says a author raped her in his bureau in 1983.
“The subsequent thing we knew, he was pinning me down and we was perplexing to quarrel him and he had his way… we left crying.”
In 1988, Lisa Kirk says Simmons pushed her into a case during a New York nightclub.
“I crushed into a wall… It tore my clothes.”
He allegedly attempted to take out his penis until she held his eye.
“He looked ashamed and literally ran out of a bathroom.”
In Sep 2016, comedian and Insecure star Amanda Seales says Simmons used coarse denunciation with her during a meeting. She initial spoke about a purported occurrence in an Instagram video posted Dec 1.
Additionally, according to former ubiquitous manager Karen Russell — who worked during Simmons’ yoga studio Tantris in Los Angeles — a noble used his position of energy to pursue women. She says a clergyman (not enclosed in a list of five) once complained that Simmons was aggressively courting her notwithstanding a fact she had a boyfriend.
Reportedly, another instructor — who did not wish to be named — finished adult withdrawal progressing this year since of Simmons’ determining nature, and a approach Tantris sexualized women.
Manager Karen finished adult quitting in Feb due to Simmons’ oppressive demands.
In a matter sent to USA TODAY and a NYT, Simmons says:
“I vehemently repudiate all these allegations. These horrific accusations have repelled me to my core and all of my family have been consensual.”
Additionally, he will “relentlessly quarrel opposite any untruthful impression assassination that paints me as a male of violence” and says he has “already apologized for a instances of fickleness in my consensual relations.”
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