Kimora Lee Simmons Defends Ex Russell Simmons Against Rape Allegations

Kimora Lee Simmons Defends Ex Russell Simmons Against Rape Allegations

"These allegations against him are nothing like the person I have known..."

by Jessica Bennett, January 26, 2018

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Kimora Lee Simmons and Russell Simmons went their separate ways in 2006 but have remained great friends and co-parents to daughters Aoki Lee and Ming Lee.

The designer recently addressed the slew of sexual assault allegations being thrown at her ex-husband, sharing her thoughts via Instagram.

“I add my voice to the chorus of those speaking out against harassment and violence in all its forms,” the 42-year-old mother wrote Thursday.

“I have known Russell for over 25 years. We were close friends, married, divorced, and have remained friends, co-parents and partners throughout it all. These allegations against him are nothing like the person I have known in all that time. I have known him to be a caring and supportive father and someone who has worked tirelessly to uplift disenfranchised communities.”

Now that I put my baby down…

A post shared by Kimora Lee Simmons (@kimoraleesimmons) on

The Def Jam founder has been accused of various levels of sexual misconduct by several women, including a photographer who is currently suing the mogul for $5 million for allegedly raping her at his Hollywood Hills, California home.

Simmons maintains his innocence.



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