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Russell Simmons 'vehemently' denies new assault allegations
Russell Simmons has released a statement "vehemently" denying new allegations of misconduct made against him. The New York Police Department has confirmed to ABC News that two women recently came forward to file complaints against the music mogul, which TMZ has reported stem from alleged rapes in
12/19/17: The Year: 2017
Robin Roberts and an all-star team of ABC News anchors and correspondents take a look back at the historic and most memorable moments of 2017.
NYPD designates special team to investigate 'almost daily' sexual misconduct allegations
Since sexual misconduct allegations involving famous men are “coming up almost daily,” New York City police have designated a team to deal with them. The team is within the Special Victims Unit and has been tasked with handling high-profile cases as they are reported in the media. “Every case that
Dustin Hoffman faces new allegations of sexual misconduct
Hoffman is facing allegations from five more woman, including one who claims she was a teenager when Hoffman allegedly exposed himself to her.
NYPD launches investigation of Russell Simmons following rape allegations
The New York Police Department has opened an investigation of Russell Simmons following allegations by multiple women that he sexually harassed or raped them, the NYPD told ABC News Thursday night. Simmons has denied the allegations. "The NYPD has received information regarding allegations
Russell Simmons , Tavis Smiley face sexual misconduct allegations
Plus, actress Salma Hayek joins the list of women accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, calling the embattled movie producer a "monster."
The art of the apology: How high-profile men have responded to allegations of sexual misconduct
When comedian Louis C.K . was hit by allegations of sexual misconduct from two female comedians, he responded with a nearly 500-word statement that included the words, “These stories are true.” When Kevin Spacey faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, he issued a less than 200-word
Russell Simmons steps down amid sexual misconduct allegations
The music mogul is under fire after screenwriter Jenny Lumet publicly shared her account of an allegedly nonconsensual sexual encounter with Simmons in 1991.
Matt Lauer responds to allegations of 'inappropriate sexual behavior'
"There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others," part of Lauer's statement read.
Russell Simmons stepping aside from companies amid sexual assault claims
The move comes amid a new sexual assault claim from screenwriter Jenny Lumet.