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Bill Bellamy Opens About His Role in Netflix’s ’Self Made,’ Being Discovered By Russell Simmons, Originating The Term “Booty Call” and More In ‘Strong Black Legends’ Interview

Bill Belamy on Self Made

Actor and comedian Bill Bellamy recently sat down with Netflix’s Strong Black Legends podcast to discuss his role in Netflix’s new Madam C.J. Walker docuseries Self Made, as well as his rise to fame. Speaking on his role in Self Made, Bellamy revealed that his character in the series is …

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Katie Rost, Former ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ Star, Stands Up For Ex-Boyfriend Russell Simmons Amidst Sexual Assault Allegations; “I Did Want To Offer A Different Point Of View Because Sometimes I think It’s A Pile On”

Russell and Katie

With the upcoming release of the documentary titled, “On The Record,” a film that showcases accusers claiming to have been sexually assaulted by Russell Simmons, his ex-girlfriend Katie Rost is standing up for him. Speaking with Page Six, the former ‘Housewives’ star said, “I did want to offer a different …

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Oprah Winfrey Addresses Her Decision To Distance Herself From The Documentary About Russell Simmons’ Sexual Abuse Claims; “I Just Care About Getting It Right”

OPrah Winfrey on Gayle

Oprah Winfrey spoke with CBS This Morning on Tuesday, where she addressed her controversial decision to distance herself from the damning documentary that surrounds sexual misconduct allegations against former friend Russell Simmons. Winfrey, who initially served as an executive producer on the film as part of her deal with Apple …

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Russell Simmons Provides Sworn Declaration In Jane Doe Case: “I Have Never Had Non-Consensual Sex With [Doe] or Anyone Else”

Russell Simmons Responds TO Accuser

In 2017, Russell Simmons stepped down from his businesses amid allegations of sexual assault and misconduct throughout his years as a prominent figure in Hollywood. The explosive allegations forced several businesses and brands to sever business ties with the music mogul and ultimately resulted in lawsuits for damages.  However, over …

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Russell Simmons Wants Rape Accuser To Cough Up $35k For Legal Fees In His Fight Against Her “Baseless and Improper” Claim

Back in March, RussellSimmons was hit with a $10 million lawsuit over allegations of sexual assault. In the suit, the woman, identified as Jane Doe, claimed Simmons raped her and threatened her elementary school-aged son, after a Def Jam concert in 1988.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ At the time, Simmons “vehemently” denied the allegations, …

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Russell Simmons Accused of Rape By Granddaughter of Book Publisher W.W. Norton; Simmons Denies Allegations: “I Have Taken Multiple Lie Detector Tests To Affirm I Never Sexually Assaulted Anyone”

Hip-Hop mogul Russel Simmons has been slapped with, yet, another disturbing allegation of sexual assault. Brought forth by the granddaughter of the founders of the W.W. Norton publishing house, Alexia Norton Jones says she was sexually violated by the mogul in November 1990.  In an exclusive exposé published by Variety …

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Russell Simmons $5 Million Rape Lawsuit Dismissed After Simmons Says She Sent Him Nudes Weeks After Alleged Rape

Back in January, an aspiring filmmaker filed a lawsuit against Russell Simmons, claiming rape. Now, after months of legal back and forth over the claims, the lawsuit has been dropped. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In the initial $5 million suit, Jennifer Jarosik said the incident occurred in 2016 after Simmons invited her …

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