HBO removes Russell Simmons from All Def Comedy series

HBO removes Russell Simmons from the All Def Comedy series amid sexual assault claims just a day after the music mogul quit his business empire

  • HBO is distancing itself from Russell Simmons over sexual assault allegations
  • Simmons was accused of sexually assaulting Jenny Lumet in 1991 
  • Actress Lumet, 50, revealed her accusation in The Hollywood Reporter 
  • Simmons also stepped down from his $340M multi-industry empire 
  • Model Keri Claussen Khalighi also accused him of sexually assaulting her in 1991
  • HBO said Simmons ‘will not appear’ in the new series All Def Comedy 
  • The series, created by Simmons, will not feature his name as it moves forward

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5137289/HBO-removes-Russell-Simmons-Def-Comedy-series.html#ixzz502toMdco

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