Russell Simmons

Terry Crews on Russell Simons: 'Abusers Protect Abusers'

In October of last year, Terry Crews revealed that a “high-level Hollywood executive” groped him once at a party in 2016. “I understand and empathize …

The Breakfast Club

Proposed EU Plastics Ban Set to Impact Airline Industry

Airlines in Europe could feel the brunt of a possible plastics ban proposed by the European Commission, a move that is an attempt to reduce pollution …

European Union

Amanda Seales Says The Backlash After She Said Russell Simmons Acted Inappropriately Toward Her Was ‘Wild’

Last December, actor and comedian Amanda Seales told her fans about an inappropriate conversation she said she had with former Def Jam honcho, …

Women of Color

Chloe Dykstra Speaks Out After Chris Hardwick’s Denial: ‘These Behaviors Are Insidious’

"It is my hope, and it always was, that women and men on both sides of abuse will make changes," Dykstra writes<p>Harvey Weinstein<p>Matt Lauer<p>Louis C.K.<p>Kevin Spacey<p>Al Franken<p>Charlie Rose<p>Rep. Trent Franks<p>John Lasseter<p>James Toback<p>Former President George H.W. Bush<p>Warren Moon<p>Roy Moore<p>Dr. Larry Nassar<p>Brett …

Chloe Dykstra

PHOTOS: Russell Simmons' Former Bergen Home For Sale For $18.9M

The Saddle River home is a "one-of-a-kind palatial masterpiece," according to its listing.<p>SADDLE RIVER, NJ — Music executive Russell …

Real Estate

Former N.J. home of music mogul Russell Simmons on market for $18.9M (PHOTOS)

Simmons and his ex-wife, Kimora Lee, sold the home for $10 million in 2011.

New Jersey

Terry Crews, Omari Hardwick & Boots Riley On #MeToo + 'Sorry To Bother You'

2 hours ago<p>The Cast of 'Sorry To Bother You' stops by The Breakfast Club studio.<p>· What’s the movie about<p>· Not buying into code switching<p>· Terry Crews …

The Breakfast Club

Why can’t #MeToo shake up the music industry?

<b>R. Kelly; Charlie Walk; Russel Simmons; Kesha (Getty/AP)</b><p>Many women are still waiting for music’s full reckoning. People in the industry tell Salon why it’s so complicated<p>Rachel Leah<p>June 20, 2018 9:00pm (UTC)<p>At the 60th Grammys this year, Kesha performed "Praying," a song from her latest album …


One Small Blow Against Encroaching Totalitarianism: Disturbing Our National Slumber

<i>From now until at least the midterm elections in November, we’ll be featuring essays from powerful cultural voices alongside one simple thing, chosen</i> …


Chris Hardwick's Hard Times: Silence in His Orbit Is Deafening

Colleagues and former employees describe a demanding and temperamental boss<p>When Chris Hardwick was accused of controlling behavior, emotional …

Sexual Harassment

James Gandolfini: An Appreciation

When James Gandolfini died at the age of 51 on Wednesday, friends, fans and contemporaries in the entertainment world mourned the death of a …

James Gandolfini

Nijla Mu’min

<i>Nijla Mu’min</i><p>You are reading a post from 25 New Faces of Independent Film 2017<p>Speaking from her home in Oakland, Calif., Nijla Mu’min connects her …

UC Berkeley

“Russell Simmons Don’t Want You” Amanda Seales Talks Backlash To Sharing Her #MeToo Story

The "Insecure" star shared a story on IG about Russell asking her if they ever f-cked.

Me Too movement

Lyor Cohen: 'I've always had the gift of being self-assured.'

Come on now. He doesn’t really need an introduction, does he?<p>Lyor Cohen. It’s not hyperbole to suggest he’s one of the most-talked about – and …


When does All About The Washingtons premiere on Netflix?

This year, August 10 will be the premiere of the Netflix comedy <i>All About The Washingtons</i> starring Reverend Run “Joseph” Simmons and his wife …


WV Book Team: Rock your summer reading list

Libraries across the United States are rocking their summer reading events, so let’s shake, rattle and roll your “To Be Read” list.<p>In “<b>Anatomy of a</b> …


Scandal-Ridden Yoga Movement Struggles To Embrace #MeToo Despite Starting As A SEX CULT

7:19 AM 06/14/2018<p>How do you protect your yoga class from a “horny” neighborhood guru? And what if that guru also turns out to be a woman?<p>It’s a …

Conservative View

Sylvester Stallone sex-crime allegation under review by Los Angeles prosecutors

Police in Santa Monica, Calif., have presented a sex-crimes case against Sylvester Stallone to a special prosecution task force that is now reviewing it, the Los Angeles District Attorney's office confirmed Thursday.<p>"A case was presented (Wednesday) by the Santa Monica Police Department regarding …

Los Angeles

As Nas Readies His New Kanye-Produced Album, Why Aren't More People Talking About His Alleged Abuse?

One recent morning, Kelis woke up and decided she’d had enough. At least that’s what the singer-turned-chef told <i>Hollywood Unlocked</i> in a candid …


Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)

Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)<p>It is very hard to find stars with bad bodies who frequent beaches. But we still try. Kind of.<p>">Fox News<p><p>Princess Talita von Furstenberg<p>Princess Talita von Furstenberg, the granddaughter of fashion …

Miami Beach

Kimora Lee Simmons, Russell Simmons Celebrate Daughter Ming Lee’s Graduation

Ming Lee Simmons just graduated from high school. Feel old yet?<p>The 18-year-old daughter of music mogul Russell Simmons and model-turned-fashion …

Women of Color

The Strange, Subdued Catharsis Of Kanye And Cudi's 'Kids See Ghosts'

In late 2016, Kanye West and Kid Cudi both sought out help. Cudi checked into rehab for "depression and suicidal urges" in the middle of his album rollout for <i>Passion, Pain and Demon Slayin'</i>. Kanye was admitted for psychiatric observation that November, after two rant-dominated concerts that were …


It's Graduation Season! These Famous Parents Watched Their Kids Cross The Stage In 2018

Women of Color

GET IT, GRADS! Remy Ma's Son Jace Cops Diploma (Early!) & A New Car + Ming Lee Simmons Graduates High School + Desiigner Gifts Cash To NYC Grads

We have a few more 2018 high school graduates! Go inside to celebrate with <b>Remy Ma,</b> her son <b>Jace</b>, <b>Kimora Lee Simmons</b>, her daughter <b>Ming Lee Simmons</b> and …

Black Culture

Celebrity Seeds: Congratulations Ming Lee Simmons Is A High School Grad And A Full Grown Problem

(Desiree Navarro/WireImage)Ming Lee Simmons Graduates High SchoolFolks who grew up in the Baby Phat era will likely appreciate this so much more… …

African-American Culture

Kanye West’s Trump Support Didn’t Hurt His Album Sales

The post Kanye West’s Trump Support Didn’t Hurt His Album Sales appeared first on LifeZette.

Donald Trump

Here Are the Lyrics to Kanye West's 'Yikes'

Kanye West presents a haunting hymn on "Yikes," which landed in the No. 8 spot its first week on the Billboard<i></i> Hot 100 this week. With echoing voices …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Two women accuse Pleasant Hill chiropractor of sexual misconduct

Harvey Weinstein<p>Matt Lauer<p>Louis C.K.<p>Kevin Spacey<p>Al Franken<p>Charlie Rose<p>Rep. Trent Franks<p>John Lasseter<p>James Toback<p>Former President George H.W. Bush<p>Warren Moon<p>Roy Moore<p>Dr. Larry Nassar<p>Brett Ratner<p>Mark Halperin<p>Russell Simmons<p>Steven Seagal<p>Jeremy Piven<p>Garrison Keillor<p>Michael Oreskes<p>Chef John Besh<p>Dustin …

Sexual Harassment

DJ Green Lantern Channeled Public Enemy for Nas' Controversial 'The N***er Tape'

Nas' DJ remembers creating the legend's only official mixtape, 10 years ago.Continue reading…

Rap & Hip-Hop

Few if any minority senior execs in Trump's empire

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are few, if any, black executives in the upper ranks of the Trump Organization, a review by The Associated Press has found. Other minorities are also scarce at that level though Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has employed scores of executives.<p>Former executives …

Donald Trump