Russell Simmons Stepping Down After Sex Accusations

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Music producer Russell Simmons said on Thursday he was stepping down from his fashion and production businesses after Jenny Lumet said to the Hollywood Reporter that Simmons sexually assaulted her in 1991.
Russell Simmons Stepping Down After Sex Accusations
Jenny Lumet, the screenwriter of ‘Rachel Getting Married’ accused Simmons of forcing himself on her in his New York apartment in 1991.
Russell Simmons Stepping Down After Sex Accusations
Russell Simmons apologized for his behavior in a statement via Instagram.

Russell Simmons founded the fashion lines Phat Farm and Tantris, and co-produced films and TV shows including “The Nutty Professor” and “Def Comedy Jam.”

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