More Women Come Forward To Accuse Russell Simmons Of Rape, Sexual Assault
17 December, 2017, 02:12 | Author: Rachael Silva
The owner of popular prepaid debit card brand RushCard is distancing itself from the brand's co-founder, Russell Simmons, in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations against the hip-hop impresario.
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"The NYPD has received information regarding allegations involving Russell Simmons in the NYC area and our detectives are in the process of reviewing that information", NY police Sergeant Brendan Ryan said in an email to Reuters.
"Earlier Thursday, Simmons posted to Instagram an image featuring in large letters, "#NOTME".
Simmons and Rick Rubin founded Def Jam Recordings in 1984. "I want to restate categorically what I have said previously: I have never been violent or abusive to any women in any way at any time in my entire life". After a showing her around, she said, he brought her into his bedroom and raped her.
In each case, friends and associates of the accusers said they had been told of the incidents at the time, the paper said.
Cutrone told ABC News in a statement, "I came forward as a result of Russell Simmons' #NotMe, as I felt it was a license to continue to perpetuate violence against women".
In a statement Simmons vehemently denied what he called "these horrific accusations", saying all his relations have been consensual.
The new allegations reported by the Los Angeles Times dated back to 1983 for one from a member of an all-female hip-hop group who claimed Simmons raped her and included another from a massage therapist who said he exposed himself and asked her to touch him.
"The NYPD has received information regarding allegations involving Russell Simmons in the NYC area and our detectives are in the process of reviewing that information", NYPD spokesman Peter Donald said.
Hines even based an encounter in her novel, Mercedes Ladies, on the alleged rape, but was too scared to identify Simmons by name, instead referring to him as a powerful businessman named "Ron".
"The presumption of innocent until proven guilty must not be replaced by "guilty by accusation".
In the piece, Dixon (a former Def Jam Records employee), Sallie (a former music journalist) and Baker (a performer) say Simmons raped them in separate incidents that spanned from 1988 to 2014.
"All these guys [who have been accused of rape, including Simmons and Harvey Weinstein] have been doing is, like, go, like, 'Hey, I'm really, really sorry and I'm going to step away from my business, '" said Cutrone, "But you know what, a lot of these women have to go to work everyday because they have to pay bills and they haven't made $100 million".
"Today, I begin to properly defend myself". Simmons said the sex with Klalighi was consensual. "I have conducted my life with a message of peace and love". Simmons said he had a different memory of the night but apologized.
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