Since November , hip-hop icon and business mogul Russell Simmons has been accused of more than a dozen cases of sexual assault or sexual misconduct. But at the same time, he has disputed the allegations of non-consensual sexual interactions. Read his full statement below. He worked as a promoter, managed several budding hip-hop acts, including Run-DMC, Whodini and Kurtis Blow, and also did some production work at the time. If you had a club and you wanted to hire a hip-hop artist, you called Russell and he would get you a hip-hop artist. Sherri Hines was a member of the rap group Mercedes Ladies, so she had met Simmons as a fellow participant in the hip-hop scene.
Russell Simmons Steps Down From Companies Following Sexual Assault Allegation
Russell man charged with child sex offences - Winnipeg Free Press
Alexia Norton Jones has accused hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of raping her in November , she revealed in an interview with Variety. Jones—who is the daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Norton—was 31 years old at the time.
More child pornography, sexual assault charges laid against Russell Wolfe
Las Vegas police arrested a man Aug. Allen Russell, 64, is accused of sexually abusing a young child five or six times a week from January to January , according to a Metropolitan Police Department arrest report. Prosecutors charged Russell with 18 counts of sex assault against a child under the age of 14, and one count of child abuse or neglect, court records show. His preliminary hearing is set for Sept. Contact Alexis Egeland at aegeland reviewjournal.
The home of Russell Dennis Wolfe, who pleaded guilty to numerous child pornography and sexual assault charges, was directly across from King George School. Wolfe also faces one count of possession of child porn, a new sexual assault charge dating back to between and , one count of sexual interference and one count of breach of undertaking. The charges include sexual assault, production and possession of child pornography, sexual interference, procuring the sexual services of a minor, and breaching a court undertaking. Wolfe came to the attention of investigators during a national child pornography investigation that resulted in multiple arrests last year.