On November 19th, a woman accused Russell Simmons of forcing her to perform sexual acts. Earlier this morning, second woman wrote about how Simmons forced her into his apartment and forced her to have sex with him. The woman is Jenny Lumet who is a Hollywood writer and wrote ‘The Mummy’.
Today, Simmons announced he would be resigning from several business executive positions. Simmons co-founded the hip-hop music label Def Jam and was a CEO of Rush Communications company. He explains that he doesn’t want to be a distraction for his businesses. He added that the “voiceless” need to be heard. The accuser, Jenny Lumet, is only one of many women in America who have the courage to share their story.