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Russell Simmons Fumes At Cheeky Blog Post

Rap mogul Russell Simmons threatened to fire a writer on his entertainment blog after they defied his orders and posted photos online of a model he's rumoured to be dating.The Def Jam Records co-founder attended...

Russell Simmons Lands Major Business Award

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is set for another major business honour - he has been named the recipient of the first Difference Maker accolade at the American Business Awards.The Def Jam Recordings co-founder will be...

Ashley Judd Explains Hip-hop Attack

Actress Ashley Judd has reached out to rap mogul Russell Simmons to clarify comments published in her memoir after she accused hip-hop stars Snoop Dogg and Sean Combs of providing the "contemporary soundtrack of misogyny".The...

Russell Simmons Defends Beleaguered Chris Brown

Music mogul Russell Simmons has spoken out in defence of troubled singer Chris Brown, comparing his current struggles to those of Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears and urging the public to "give him a break".Brown's...

Russell Simmons And Hugh Jackman Helping To Fight Child Obesity

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and Aussie actor Hugh Jackman are spearheading a new health campaign to fight child obesity in the U.S.The stars are teaming up with TV doctor Mehmet Oz for the Fresh from...

Russell Simmons Lands Major Gay Honour

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is to be honoured at the 22nd annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (Glaad) Awards.The Def Jam Records co-founder will receive the Excellence in Media Award at the ceremony in...

Simmons Hints At Hopes For Future Irwin Romance

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has hinted he'd like to date JOHN MELLENCAMP's estranged wife ELAINE IRWIN - but not until her divorce comes through.Irwin separated from the veteran musician after 18 years of marriage last...

Simmons 'Hijacks' Myspace

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has "hijacked" social networking website MySpace.com for the week (begs24Jan11) after taking over as guest editor.The Def Jam Records co-founder alerted fans to his temporary new job via his Twitter.com blog...

Simmons Condemns Oregon Mosque Fire

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has condemned the deliberate burning of a mosque in Oregon after it was linked to an alleged terror suspect.The Def Jam co-founder was horrified after police in the U.S. state confirmed...

Simmons: 'Kanye Has No Need To Apologise'

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has urged KANYE WEST not to change his ways following his disastrous interview on U.S. TV last week (ends12Nov10), encouraging him to "keep on" in an open letter to the embattled...

Love Brushes Off Simmons' 'Crackhead' Comment

COURTNEY LOVE has forgiven hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS for branding her a "crackhead" after she accidentally posted nude images of herself online.The Hole frontwoman was left red-faced last month (Oct10) after raunchy photos meant for...

Simmons Still Struggling To Reach Out To Love

COURTNEY LOVE is making RUSSELL SIMMONS grovel for her forgiveness - she has been ignoring the hip-hop mogul's calls to apologise for branding her a "crackhead" after she posted nude images of herself online.The Hole...

Simmons Apologises For Love 'Crackhead' Comments

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has apologised to pal COURTNEY LOVE after insulting the singer by calling her a "crackhead" for posting nude pictures of herself online.The Def Jam co-founder recently poked fun at Love for...

Simmons Blasts Website Blogger For Rihanna Gossip

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has threatened to fire a blogger writing for his entertainment website after they posted "dirty gossip" alleging RIHANNA was set to split from her boyfriend MATT KEMP.A writer blogging under the...

Strokes Pull In The Stars At Homecoming Gig

THE STROKES' long-awaited hometown gig in New York on Monday (13Sep10) was a star-studded affair - JENNIFER LOPEZ and RUSSELL SIMMONS were among the crowd.The Last Nite rockers played their first set in four years...

Simmons Files First Ever Lawsuit

RUSSELL SIMMONS has filed a $55 million (£37 million) lawsuit for fraud and breach of contract over a failed clothing deal - his first lawsuit in 30 years of business.The hip-hop mogul has accused executives...

Simmons Continues Mosque Support At Home

RUSSELL SIMMONS is using his lavish New York City apartment to affirm his support for plans to build a mosque close to Ground Zero - he has painted the word "co-exist" on to the windows...

Lee Quits Baby Phat

KIMORA LEE has quit her role at the clothing company set up by her ex-husband RUSSELL SIMMONS.The reality TV star carved out a career in fashion by joining Simmons' Phat Farm firm and designing for...

New York Rap Stars To March In Anti-violence Rally

Rapper JIM JONES will join hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS to pound the streets of New York later this month (Aug10) as part of an anti-violence rally.Big Apple natives Jones and Simmons will be joined by...

Simmons Supporting Ground Zero Mosque Plans

RUSSELL SIMMONS is backing plans to open a mosque close to the site of the 9/11 terrorist atrocities in New York - insisting the building will help bond religious communities in the Big Apple.Many residents...

Simmons And Lee's Clearance Sale

RUSSELL SIMMONS and his model ex-wife KIMORA LEE are selling off the contents of their former marital home in a bumper clearance sale.The pair split in 2006 and they put their New Jersey mansion on...

Simmons & Lee Finally Sell Marital Home

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his model ex-wife KIMORA LEE can now put their marriage fully behind them after finally finding a buyer for their marital home.The pair split in 2006 and their divorce was...

Simmons Wins Battle Over Pre-paid Rushcard

RUSSELL SIMMONS is celebrating recent changes in the U.S. financial industry - the hip-hop mogul's prepaid debit card venture is now exempt from credit card regulation fees.The Def Jam Recordings founder sells the RushCard in...

Simmons' Art Ruined At Party

Music mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS was left fuming following a recent party at his home after one of his guests destroyed a work of art after mistaking it for a chalkboard.The hip-hop star's prized piece, a...

Simmons Finds Love Again?

Music mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has sparked rumours of a new romance after he was spotted enjoying an evening out with a mystery blonde in New York on Sunday night (30May10).The hip-hop star, who was previously...

Simmons Supports Young Business Talents

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and singer JOHN LEGEND were among the stars who turned out to support a young entrepreneurs event in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (15May10).Malin Akerman, Kristin Bell and Olivia Munn also attended...

Simmons Calls On Fans To Design Book Cover

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is calling on his fans to design his book cover - and he'll hand the winner a $5,000 (£3,300) cheque.The star has penned Rich Inside And Out: A Handbook for Life...

Simmons Leads Campaign Against New York Crime

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is leading a neighbourhood campaign in his native New York to put a stop to rising violence and crime activity in the area.The co-founder of Def Jam Records joined locals in...

Simmons Lands New Comedy Series

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is planning to give U.S. TV audiences a laugh, after signing a deal to co-produce a new stand-up comedy show.Simmons and producer Stan Lathan are following up their hit HBO programme...

Stars Show How They Can Help Haiti On Tv Special

SUSAN SARANDON, CHRISTIAN SLATER, ASHLEY JUDD, SEAL and RUSSELL SIMMONS were among the stars manning phones as news channel CNN staged a two-hour special to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake relief effort on Monday...

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