Kimora Lee Simmons Secretly Marries Investment Banker

Russell Simmons' ex has married investment banker Tim Leissner.

Feb. 20, 2014— -- Kimora Lee Simmons has secretly married investment banker Tim Leissner - and it was her ex-husband, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, who broke the news.

"All of us love @OfficialKimora but the fact is she is happily married. Tim is [sic] has been family for a while now. #gossipcop..." Russell tweeted on Wednesday.

He added, "Oh. And.. Tim is not Russian. Lol."

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Russell, 56, tweeted the announcement after reports surfaced that Kimora, 38, was dating her longtime friend, rapper Birdman.

Birdman helped fuel the rumors after posting an Instagram Monday of him and Kimora with the caption, "@officialkimora luv of my life. Thanku 4everythang u did and do 4 'me"

But Kimora and Tim, who were spotted in St. Barts together this past December, have been a serious item for some time, as her ex, who remains friends with her, revealed.

Kimora has two daughters with her ex, Ming, 13, and Aoki, 10, and a son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, with actor Djimon Hounsou.

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