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Tributes To Adam Yauch Pour In From Russell Simmons, Lenny Kravitz And Slash

4th May 2012

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, Lenny Kravitz, Slash and Justin Timberlake have added their heartfelt tributes to late Beastie Boys legend Adam Yauch, who lost his battle with cancer on Friday (04May12).Rappers will.i.am and Q-Tip, and...

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Simmons Meets With Martin's Family

16th April 2012

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has met with the parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and praised them for handling the tragedy with "dignity and compassion".The 17 year old was shot dead in a gated...

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Melissa George Hopes To Reconcile With Russell Simmons

19th March 2012

Australian actress Melissa George hopes to reconcile with her ex-boyfriend Russell Simmons once she is back working in America because they struggled to sustain a long-distance romance.The Amityville Horror star began dating the music mogul...

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Russell Simmons And Deepak Chopra Raise $5 Million For Obama

3rd March 2012

Rap mogul Russell Simmons and spiritual guru Deepak Chopra have helped to raise $5 million (£3.13 million) for U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign after co-hosting a fundraiser in New York.Simmons and Chopra teamed up...

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Cheryl Tiege Humiliatingly Fired On Celebrity Apprentice 2012

20th February 2012

Cheryl Tiege must surely have known that if she couldn't even undertake a task as simple as slicing cheese then she was never going to be seriously in with a shot of doing well on...

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Melissa George Moves On From Russell Simmons With Bafta Party Smooch

17th February 2012

Actress Melissa George appears to have moved on from ex-beau Russell Simmons after she was spotted passionately kissing a mystery man at a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards afterparty on Sunday...

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Russell Simmons Splits From Melissa George

15th February 2012

Russell Simmons has split from his actress girlfriend Melissa George after their long distance relationship became "impossible" to maintain.Def Jam Records co-founder has been dating the Australian beauty since last summer (11), but he has...

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Stars Send Love To Moore

25th January 2012

Eva Longoria, Marlee Matlin and Russell Simmons are among the stars who have reached out to Demi Moore as she seeks professional help for exhaustion and health problems.The Ghost actress has entered a treatment facility...

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Celebrity Tributes Pour In For James

20th January 2012

Rap mogul Russell Simmons, rocker Nathan Followill, actress Jessica Alba and hip-hop star Ahmir '?UESTLOVE' THOMPSON are among the celebrities who have paid tribute to soul icon Etta James following her death on Friday (20Jan12).The...

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Beyonce Knowles Designs Obama Campaign Shirt

13th January 2012

Beyonce Knowles has designed a T-shirt to raise money for President Obama's re-election campaign.The 'Crazy in Love' singer - who gave birth to daughter Blue Ivy on Saturday (07.01.12) - is one of 22 people...

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Beyonce Gives Birth To Ivy Blue Carter, Celebrities React

8th January 2012

Beyonce and Jay Z have finally welcomed their first child together, with the Single Ladies singer giving birth to a daughter via scheduled C-section in New York on Saturday night (January 6, 2012). The name...

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Beyonce Knowles Gives Birth

8th January 2012

Beyonce Knowles has given birth to a baby girl. The 'Single Ladies' singer and rapper husband Jay-Z welcomed their first child together at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York last night (07.01.11) and have...

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Russell Simmons Condemns 'Heinous Hate Crimes' Following Attack On New York Islamic Cultural Centre

3rd January 2012

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has condemned the "heinous hate crimes" made against a group of Muslims in New York on Sunday (01Jan12) and called upon his fans to practice religious understanding in the New Year.Simmons...

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Simmons Offers Condolences To Grieving Draft

30th December 2011

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has sent his condolences to U.S. football star Chris Draft after the sportsman's wife lost her battle with cancer.Keasha Rutledge passed away on Tuesday (27Dec11), exactly one month after the couple...

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Simmons Named Peta's Person Of The Year

15th December 2011

Vegan rap mogul Russell Simmons has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' Person of the Year.Simmons replaces former president Bill Clinton as the most humane celebrity in America, according to the animal...

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Russell Simmons Attacks Lowes For All American Muslim Drop Out

14th December 2011

Russell Simmons has thrown his financial support behind Tlc reality show 'All-American Muslim', buying up advertising space and coming out strongly against the company Lowes who'd dropped theirs following a complaint from conservative Christian group...

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Russell Simmons Urges Fans To Adopt A Turkey For Thanksgiving

24th November 2011

Music mogul Russell Simmons has urged his fans to adopt a turkey this Thanksgiving (24Nov11) after declaring "the holidays are murder" for the birds.The vegan hip-hop tycoon is a longtime supporter of the Farm Sanctuary,...

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Russell Simmons Attends Heavy D's Memorial

18th November 2011

Rap mogul Russell Simmons joined hip-hop fans in New York on Thursday (17Nov11) to bid farewell to Heavy D at a public memorial service.The veteran MC, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, died last week (08Nov11)...

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Russell Simmons Avoids Occupy Arrest To Attend Heavy D Funeral

17th November 2011

Rap mogul Russell Simmons took a step back from the forefront of the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York on Thursday (17Nov11) as he tried to avoid arrest in order to attend hip-hop icon...

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Russell Simmons Defends Jay Z's Occupy T-shirts

17th November 2011

Russell Simmons has defended his friend Jay Z after the rapper came under fire for selling T-shirts in support of the Occupy Wall Street protest and failing to hand over any of the proceeds.The Big...

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Russell Simmons Proposes Amendment To U.s. Constitution

16th November 2011

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has proposed a constitutional amendment banning private donations for U.S. politicians running for federal office.The Def Jam co-founder presented the legislation to anti-capitalist demonstrators in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday (15Nov11). The...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Parties With 'Victoria's Secret Models, And His Mother

15th November 2011

Leonardo Dicaprio was celebrating his 37th birthday in lavish fashion last Friday (November 11th 2011), as well he might, with the star currently enjoying a respite from filming 'The Great Gatsby' across in Australia. DiCaprio...

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World Of Hip-hop Mourns Loss Of Heavy D

9th November 2011

Nas, Common and rap mogul Russell Simmons are among the stars leading the tributes to hip-hop icon Heavy D, who died on Tuesday (08Nov11) at the age of 44.The rap veteran was reportedly found unconscious...

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The Things They Tweet 2051

31st October 2011

"I hope the best for my friend Kim Kardashian and wish she finds peace and happiness." Rap mogul Russell Simmons sympathises with the reality TV star as she files for divorce from basketball player Kris...

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The Things They Tweet 2044

28th October 2011

"I really hope the best for Adele. She has the voice of an angel." Rap mogul Russell Simmons hopes the British soul sensation recovers from the throat problems which have forced her to scrap all...

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Russell Simmons Honoured For Charity Work

21st October 2011

Rap mogul Russell Simmons was honoured at a glitzy gala on Thursday (20Oct11) for his work with an anti-slavery charity.Simmons has long supported the Somaly Mam Foundation, which aims to help women who have been...

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Russell Simmons And Eliza Dushku Support Drug Charity Benefit

19th October 2011

Rap mogul Russell Simmons and actress Eliza Dushku were among the stars who turned out to show their support for a drug addiction charity fundraiser in New York City on Monday night (17Oct11).Boardwalk Empire star...

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Russell Simmons & Newsman Martin Bashir Clash Over Anti-jew Protests

18th October 2011

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons took renowned interviewer and TV host Martin Bashir to task during a U.S. news show on Tuesday (14Oct11) when the Brit suggested the Occupy Wall Street movement had an anti-Semite slant.Simmons,...

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Russell Simmons Calls On Police To 'Practise Restraint' With Protesters

18th October 2011

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is urging New York authorities to "practise restraint" as they police the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests, because the majority of campaigners are "non-violent children".The rap icon has been a staunch...

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Russell Simmons Wants Bruce Springsteen To Join Protest

18th October 2011

Russell Simmons is calling on Bruce Springsteen to join the ongoing Wall Street protests in New York City as the rock veteran's backing would be a boost to demonstrators.The hip-hop mogul is among a number...

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