Russell Simmons Sued For Alleged Rape In New $5 Million Lawsuit

Russell Simmons is being sued for $5 million by a woman who claims Simmons raped her in 2016 while she was at his home. Aspiring filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik filed the lawsuit on Wednesday. The suit claims that she met Simmons in New York in 2006. A decade later, Simmons allegedly invited Jarosik to his home in Los Angeles when Jarosik claims he then propositioned her for sex. After she refused, she claims he became aggressive and pushed her onto his bed at which point Jarosik claimed Simmons “pounced on her while she was still in shock, and fear, and proceeded to rape her.” Simmons denies the allegation. “This allegation is absolutely untrue. I look forward to having my day in court – where, unlike the court of public opinion, I will have the ability to make use of fair processes that ensure that justice will be done and that the full truth will be known.”

Russell Simmons accused of rape in new $5 million lawsuit


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