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Originally posted 04/04/2006 10:00AM
Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons announced on March 31 they'd separated after seven years of marriage. But saving their union is "a possibility," Russell Simmons tells the New York Daily News.
Originally posted 03/31/2006 11:00AM
Rap mogul Russell Simmons and his wife Kimora Lee Simmons are splitting, a rep for Kimora confirms to PEOPLE.
Originally posted 08/18/2004 02:00PM
In a major legal victory for Russell Simmons, a New York state judge ruled Wednesday that the hip-hop mogul and former NAACP head Benjamin Chavis will not be penalized for their roles in a June 4, 2003, rally against New York's harsh drug laws.
Originally posted 04/26/2004 01:05AM
Birthday Presence Buying a birthday gift for that someone special can be difficult for anyone – but it poses a special challenge for hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. "I don't know what the hell to buy her," Simmons tells Daily Insider about his wife, former model and Baby Phat founder Kimora Lee. "She's got a few Bentleys. She's got all the jewelry. She buys her own stuff. She likes a lot of toys." So what's he going to do for her 29th birthday, coming up May 4? He's going to fly a planeload of her friends, including best pal Tyra Banks, to London for the Prince's Trust Urban Music Festival May 8 and 9. "Prince Charles asked me to be the ambassador" for the event, Simmons says. "We're bringing a bunch of people, whoever she wants. I'm chartering a 46-seater plane. It'll be a good time in England. We're going to have a big party." As for Simmons himself, don't plan on spending a fortune for his birthday (Oct. 4). "I own that luxury watch company, Grimoldi, but I wear a Timex," he says. "I'm just different. I had a lot of junk already. I'm junked out."
Originally posted 06/26/2003 11:00AM
Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons is under investigation for allegedly using aggressive lobbying efforts to convince politicians to repeal New York's aging -- and harsh -- drug laws, reports Reuters.
Originally posted 02/05/2003 01:00PM
With Ludacris out of Pepsi commercials and Ozzy Osbourne in, hopping mad hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons is planning a boycott against the No. 2 soda giant, which he accuses of applying a double standard, reports Reuters.
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