Russell Simmons is the latest entertainment industry insider to be accused of sexual misconduct.
The hip-hop mogul is now under fire after being accused of sexually assaulting a 17 year old model back in 1991, while his friend Brett Ratner watched.
He has also issued a statement proclaiming his innocence.
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NEWSFLASH! Phaedra Parks
of The Real Housewives of Atlanta
were among several who paid a visit to Flint, Michigan to address the Water Crisis affecting the city.
Parks, who personally handed out water to several residents whose drinking water is contaminated with lead and other pollutants, posted the photo above as she stood alongside a few of her legal peers, which included notable civil rights Attorney Benjamin Crump, stating:
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Cynthia Bailey of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and her husband Peter Thomas were spotted out together for the first time since last week’s ‘cheating’ scandal.
[READ: Cynthia Addresses Peter Thomas Instagram Scandal on Ryan Cameron Morning Show (VIDEO)]
The couple hit up Def Jam Comedy in L.A. for date night last night as they rubbed elbows with the likes of Top Model Eva Marcille, Affion Crockett, Russell Simmons, Steve Rifkind, Tahiry and more during the Celsius – sponsored event.
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The claws came out in a major way a few days ago when Russell Simmons got raked over the fashion coals by Andre Leon Talley, the fabulous former editor at large over at Vogue.
Tally, a huge fashion icon himself, was appalled that Simmons was front and center at NYFW after that whole Harriet Tubman “Sex Tape” controversy a few weeks ago (click HERE
to be insulted again refresh your memory).
Many felt that Simmons was totally out of line and Andre Leon Talley is one of them.
[READ: WTF?!? ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’ Financed By Hollywood Heavy Hitters + Russell Simmons Responds To Outcry… (VIDEO)]
When addressing racism in the fashion industry with The Grio’s Chris Whiterspoon, Tally brought up that no only did the Simmons actions offend him, but he felt disrespected to even SEE Simmons on the front row at fashion week.
Never one to back down from a unilateral celebrity such as Talley, Russell took to black twitter to plead his case. But his ‘apology’ fell on deaf ears when Simmons flipped the script to tell Tally that he was more of a ‘Gay Rights’ advocate than even the most fashionable Gay man in the world.
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I’m really beginning to think that OG Russell Simmons played us all with his extremely offense endorsement of Harriet Tubman’s sex tape that caused waves a few days ago.
Simmons, whose keen business sense formed one of the most celebrated record companies in hip-hop and music history, had Black Twitter in an uproar over the comedic sketch aimed at one of history’s most polarizing figures. The outrage was so great, that Simmons removed all digital evidence of his blunder, and proceeded to issue a mea culpa via his popular blog site.
[Read: Twitter Fail – Russell Simmons Releases ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’ (Apologizes After Backlash)… (VIDEO)]
Now more information on this underground idea has come to the surface, and its been discovered that the Global Grind owner, and his crew who created the now infamous ‘sex tape’ was financed by some of Hollywood’s most powerful heavy hitters!
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