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Russell Simmons' Rape Accuser Drops Lawsuit

A filmmaker who accused music mogul Russell Simmons of raping her in 2016 has dropped the $5 million lawsuit she filed earlier this year.Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik filed the lawsuit back in January this year,...

Russell Simmons Accused Of Rape In $5 Million Lawsuit

Embattled former record label owner Russell Simmons has been hit with a new $5 million lawsuit brought by a woman who is claiming that he raped her while at his home in 2016.A report from...

Russell Simmons Establishing Fund For Rushcard Users

Earlier this month (Oct15), users experienced difficulty accessing their funds and took to social media to express their frustrations. They also filed a class action lawsuit on Friday (23Oct15), claiming they were informed...

Russell Simmons Facing Lawsuit Over Rushcard

Earlier this month (Oct15), users experienced difficulty accessing their funds due to technical issues and took to social media to express their frustrations. They also filed a class action lawsuit on Friday (23Oct15),...

Sean Combs And Snoop Dogg Join Million Man March

Fellow hip-hop stars Chuck D, Young Jeezy, Jay Electronica and Common were also among the thousands who joined Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to demand racial equality as part of the Justice…Or...

Will Smith Makes Donation To Help To Feed Homeless At Christmas

The acting couple was among the guests attending the organisation's 26th anniversary fundraiser at rap mogul Russell Simmons' Hollywood home last week (30Sep15), when The Hunger Games star Jeffrey Wright was honoured for...

Def Jam Biopic In The Works

Executives at Universal are working on an as-yet-untitled movie based on Simmons' 2002 tome, Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, + God, according to Deadline.com. Reports suggest Fruitvale Station star Michael B....

Laverne Cox And Rob Lowe Applaud Caitlyn Jenner For Espys Speech

The former Olympic gold medal-winning athlete made her first major public appearance since her transition from male to female at the annual sports prizegiving to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, given to...

Families Of Rev. Run And Master P To Be Featured In New Reality Tv Series

Master P's actor/singer son Romeo Miller, Rev. Run's daughter Angela Simmons, Damon Dash's son, El DeBarge's niece, Pepa's daughter, and the late Jam Master Jay's son will be featured in Growing Up Hip...

Russell Simmons Apologises For Insulting New York Mayor

The Def Jam records co-founder branded the politician a "punk" and a "b**ch" during a heated discussion on U.S. radio station Hot 97 in which he accused de Blasio of failing to push...

Russell Simmons: 'Kim Kardashian Would Be A Better President Than Donald Trump'

The real estate tycoon announced his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday (16Jun15), and a number of celebrities have since spoken out against the wannabe politician, including Simmons, who counts...

Russell Simmons Developing Hip-hop Musical For Broadway

The Def Jam Recordings co-founder has recruited author and hip-hop expert Dan Charnas to write the story for The Scenario, which will celebrate the "golden age" of the genre, from the 1980s to...

Russell Simmons Defends Kanye West's Fashion Show

Russell Simmons has come to the defence of his friend Kanye West after the rapper's latest clothing collection was mauled by fashion critics.The hip-hop star launched his new designs for sports brand Adidas at a...

Ll Cool J And Russell Simmons Visit New York Jail

Actor/rapper Ll Cool J and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons paid a visit to inmates at a New York jail as they launched an anti-violence program for local youths.The pair visited New York City's famous Rikers...

Russell Simmons & John Singleton Teaming Up For Tv Series

Rap mogul Russell Simmons and director John Singleton are teaming up to develop a U.S. Tv series.Club Life: Miami will be written and directed by the Boyz n the Hood filmmaker and will centre on...

Melissa George Knew Jean-david Blanc Was Dad Material

Melissa George knew she wanted to have a baby with Jean-David Blanc as soon as she met him.The Australian actress is pregnant with her first child by the French entrepreneur and says she could tell...

Russell Simmons Working On Harriet Tubman Project After Sex Tape Scandal

Russell Simmons is working with Harriet Tubman's family on a film of her life, days after causing a storm of controversy by sharing a parody sex tape video about the African-American abolitionist.The Def Jam Recordings...

Harriet Tubman "Sex Tape" Deleted By Russell Simmons After Outrage

Russell Simmons has ruffled some serious feathers after he posted a Harriet Tubman "sex tape" spoof on his YouTube channel. The hip hop record mogul has apologised after the clip, intended to be funny, caused...

Stars Sign Russell Simmons' Letter To Barack Obama About War On Drugs

Actresses Cameron Diaz, Scarlett Johansson and Demi Moore are among the stars who have signed music mogul Russell Simmons' petition to U.S. President Barack Obama urging him to reform the country's stance on the war...

Stars Celebrate Robin Thicke's Birthday

Sean '' Combs and Russell Simmons were among the stars who turned out to celebrate Robin Thicke's birthday over the weekend (09-10Mar13).The singer turned 36 on Sunday (10Mar13) so he hosted a start-studded party in...

Jay Z Illuminati Links: Are They True?

Are Jay Z’s Illuminati links true? Life is pretty sweet for the multi-million selling rapper, successful entrepreneur and husband of one of pop’s most successful woman, Beyonce. Jay Z’s net worth is getting up towards...

Russell Simmons Splits From Model Girlfriend

Music mogul Russell Simmons has split from his German model girlfriend Hana NitscheThe couple began dating last year (12) and the 26 year old accompanied Simmons to the 2013 Producers Guild Awards last month (Jan13),...

Demi Moore Still Knows How To Party Like It's 19...89?

Demi Moore is saying to all those women who've reached half a century on this earth: go out and have a good time while you still can. And all you naysayers out there who say...

Russell Simmons Honoured For Animal Activism

Music mogul Russell Simmons was honoured for his commitment to animal rights during a charity gala in New York City on Saturday (03Nov12).The vegan star was celebrated by members of Mercy For Animals during a...

Lil Reese In Viral Video Abuse Scandal

Lil Reese's reputation has split in two after a viral video sees him brutally abusing a woman; some have blasted him, as beating up humans is basically wrong, and some have found it funny. Most...

Thanks For The Support: P Diddy Reassures Fans After Car Crash

P Diddy has sent a reassuring message to his fans, following Wednesday’s car crash (October 24, 2012) in Beverly Hills.A spokesperson for Diddy issued a statement to MTV News, confirming that he’s...

P. Diddy: Car Crash Was 'Close One'

P. Diddy says it was a ''close one'' after surviving a car crash yesterday (24.10.12). The 42-year-old rapper was involved in a collision outside the Beverly Hills hotel in California when his chauffeur-driven Cadillac Escalade...

Far*east Movement Recruit Top Stars For New Voting Anthem Video

Dance stars Far*East Movement have recruited rap icon Snoop Dogg, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor Kal Penn for their new music video to encourage fans to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential elections.The Like...

Jay-z To Get Occupy Wall Street Lesson From Russell Simmons

Jay Z is set to get a lesson about the Occupy Wall Street movement from rap mogul Russell Simmons after the hip-hop star admitted he has no idea what the activists are fighting for.The 99...

Chris Lighty's Funeral To Be Held Today

Chris Lighty's funeral will take place in New York today (05.09.12).The hop executive - who managed a number of stars throughout his career including 50 Cent, P.Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey - was found...

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