Russell Simmons Nightmare Continues, More Rape Victims Call Out Def Jam Co-Founder


Music mogul Russell Simmons is feeling the heat. A new reports claims two women have now come forward with rape allegations against the hip-hop executive.

According to reports, the accusations stem from rape encounters dating back more than 25 years ago.

Special victims squad detectives are preparing cases for the district attorney. "The NYPD has received information regarding allegations involving Russell Simmons in the N.Y.C. area, and our detectives are in the process of reviewing that information," an NYPD spokeswoman said in a statement. Simmons is currently facing accusations of rape or sexual assault from at least a dozen women. (New York Daily News)

Last month, Simmons reportedly took a lie detector test amid growing rape accusations.

According to Simmons' attorneys, Michael Sterling and E. Carlos Tanner, Simmons passed with flying colors, and plans to repeat the test for allegations made by 4 other women. They say Russell will release all the results once he's completed the tests. Russell and his legal team are inviting any of his accusers, including Khalighi, to also take a polygraph. (TMZ)

The same week, Simmons went to social media and promised to fight back against the growing sexual attack claims.

Today, I begin to properly defend myself. I will prove without any doubt that I am innocent of all rape charges. Today, I will focus on "The Original Sin" (Keri Claussen), the claim that created this insane pile on of my #MeToo. Stay tuned! We'll share information today... And tomorrow the case of Jenny Lumet. My intention is not to diminish the #MeToo movement in anyway, but instead hold my accusers accountable. #NotMe Again, this is not a movement against or even in conjunction with #Metoo . It's just a statement about my innocence.

A post shared by Russell Simmons (@unclerush) on

Recently, multiple women stepped up and singled Russell out over sexual misconduct.

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