Russell Simmons Hit With NEW Rape Accusations In $5 Million Lawsuit
Aspiring filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik slapped Russell Simmons with a $5 million lawsuit for attacking and raping her in 2016. Get the scoop.
Russell Simmons has been hit with new rape accusations and a $5 million lawsuit!
In her 10-page filing in U.S. District Court in Central California, Jennifer says she met Russell in 2006 and they connected through their similar interests in yoga and their vegan lifestyles.
He also promised to help her make a film.
Fast forward to 2016…Russell invited Jennifer to his Los Angeles pad and asked her to have sex.
When she declined, he got very aggressive, pushed her on the bed and “pounced on her while she was still in shock and fear, and proceeded to rape her.”
Jennifer says she only told a few friends about the attack, but the #TimesUp movement gave her the courage to come forward.
She also said when she contacted Russell about the attack he caught a case of selective amnesia.
Read more at Deadline.