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Kimora Lee Simmons Defends Russell Simmons From Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Kimora Lee Simmons took to Instagram to say she's known Russell Simmons for over 25 years and "These allegations against him are nothing like the person I have known in all that time."

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    Kimora Lee Simmons Defends Russell Simmons From Sexual Misconduct Allegations
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    Kimora Lee Simmons is defending her ex Russell Simmons against charges of rape and sexual misconduct.

    Kimora Lee Simmons has broken her public silence on the mounting sexual misconduct allegations against her former husband, Russell Simmons, offering a ringing defense of his character.

    Kimora Lee Simmons took to Instagram to say she's known Russell Simmons for over 25 years and "These allegations against him are nothing like the person I have known in all that time."

     

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    At least six women have leveled rape allegations against the music mogul. Russell Simmons, a co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, has denied all the allegations.

    He and TV personality and designer Kimora Lee Simmons were married from 1998-2009 and they have two daughters.

    In her statement late Thursday, Kimora Lee Simmons says her ex-husband is a "caring and supportive father and someone who has worked tirelessly to uplift disenfranchised communities."