T.I. addresses accusers in new song, Kimora Lee Simmons accuses ex-husband Russell Simmons of gaslighting, Jada Pinkett-Smith tackles “animosity” between Black and Asian Americans, and more in The Daily Rundown.
T.I. Addresses Sexual Assault Allegations In New Song
Clifford "T.I." Harris is addressing the steadily increasing number of sexual assault allegations lodged against him in a new track titled, "What's It Come To." In the song, Harris seemingly tells his accusers that they should identify themselves before referring to them as "lying a-- b----es." “Go put yo face and reputation on it/These kind of claims deserve more than anonymous provocative conversation, don’t it?” he raps. “Willing to face whatever consequences for his vision … while I’m up against some lyin’ ass bitches/Damn, this is what it’s come to.”
Kimora Lee Simmons Accuses Russell Simmons' Of Gaslighting And Harassment
An attorney representing Kimora Lee Simmons has denied allegations that the former supermodel fraudulently siphoned ex-husband Russell Simmons' shares and dividends in the Celsius energy drink company. "This is an ill-advised attempt by Russell to use the legal system to access funds he is in no way entitled to, and which his own legal team confirms Russell did not pay for," said Simmons' attorney, according to Complex. "Russell’s continued aggressive behavior not only blatantly distorts the facts, but is simply a desperate PR ploy ignoring the years of mental and emotional anguish, gaslighting, and ongoing harassment he has inflicted on Kimora."
Rochester Mayor's Husband Arrested On Weapons, Drugs Charges
Following a raid on Wednesday, the husband of Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and possession with intent to sell, NBC reports. Timothy Grannison pled not guilty to the charges while Mayor Warren calls the investigation "suspicious." Further, she suspects that her attempts to reform the police department have made her a target.
Jada Pinkett, Lisa Ling, And Michael Eric Dyson Discuss 'Animosity' Between Black And Asian Americans
In a new episode of Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett-Smith sat down with Michael Eric Dyson, and Lisa Ling to discuss the long-felt "animosity" between the Black American and Asian American communities. During the discussion, it was highlighted that when Asian immigrants arrive in the United States, they quickly develop an awareness of the nation's racial hierarchy. "They recognize this structure where whites are at the top and Blacks are at the bottom," said Ling. "But everyone is being dehumanized because everyone is trying to rise up that ladder."
Speculation Looms About Status Of Joe Budden's Partnership With Cash App
After being accused of sexual harassment by fellow podcast host Olivia Dope, media outlets and fans have begun to speculate about the status of Joe Budden's sponsorship agreement with Cash App. The mobile payment service's logo was noticeably absent from the latest episode of Budden's podcast.