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Russell Simmons Steps Down From Companies Following Second Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Russell Simmons Steps Down From Companies Following Second Sexual Misconduct Allegation
From TIME - November 30, 2017

(LOS ANGELES)Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons says he is stepping away from his companies following a second allegation of sexual misconduct.

In an essay published by The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday, screenwriter Jenny Lumet described a circa 1991 incident in which she says Simmons offered her a ride home following a social gathering but instead took her to his New York apartment against her will and had sex with her.

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