Russell Simmons Statement After The Latest Allegation Of Rape

HipHop News Posted on July 10, 2018 at 8:41am

Russell Simmons Statement After The Latest Allegation Of Rape

Alexia Norton Jones, the granddaughter of one of Martin Luther King's speechwriters, says that the incident occurred in 1990.

Once again, Russell Simmons, is being accused of sexual assault in the wake of his Def Jam heyday. And once more, the 60-years of Hip Hop music mogul was quick to defend his name.

According to Alexia Norton Jones' in-depth interview with Variety, she agreed to go on a date with Simmons in November of 1990. After, he invited her to his apartment when he allegedly pounced on her like an arctic mammal.

"I didn't want to go beyond. It was a quick attack," Jones told Variety. "It was, literally, an attack. Because I was overweight, I remember thinking that it was like being attacked by a flabby walrus. I remember being pushed against the wall. He pulled my dress. I should have said no to seven to 10 times, and then I was accepted. It was very fast. I would say that it happened in less than 10 minutes."

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She continued, "After the attack, the upper part of my dress was still intact. I pulled it up and went to his house. There was No one to tell, because we had the same friends. Later I confided to my therapist. This was my concern, to be honest with you: don't use a condom. I was worried that I had exposed myself to a sexually transmitted disease. The other concern was the pregnancy. I was scared."

Jones continued to adamantly state how she was not seeking any monetary waste and says that she has already forgiven Simmons for the alleged meeting. Filed a police report with the NYPD in the last spring, because she wanted to "stand with the other victims", while being aware that the case of the statute of limitations had long expired.

Coinciding with the report, Simmons offered his own recollection of the incident, claiming that the interactions were not only consens

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