Def Jam Founder Russell Simmons Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Def Jam Founder and music mogul Russell Simmons has been accused of sexually assaulting 18 women.

The latest  woman to come forward is named Sai Lai Abrahams who accused the Mogul of raping her while she was unconscious after a party they attended together.

According to her she met the music mogul in 1989 while working as a hostess in a nightclub in New York.The two began a consentual relationship.Russell then employed her and she became an executive assistant at Def Jam till 1992.

Abrahams then moved to Florida with her infant son later moving back to New York in 1994.She then reconnected with Simmons and planned to spend the day together.

The 24 year old then told Russell that she was seeing someone else and the physical aspect of their relationship was over.

The label founder then told her that he would respect her but unfortunately during their night out he raped her.She said it all began when she asked him to get her a cab to go home but he took her to his pent house where he took advantage of her.

She added that she was suicidal the next day and checked herself into a hospital with her husband Emmanuel whom she confided in about the rape.

Emmanuel then called Simmons to asked him whether he could settle the hospital bill.Simmons declined and shrugged it off.

The victim was then moved into a psychiatric hospital and says that she currently has a receipts issued that night.She said that Simmons apologized a few years later in 1998 for the incident that took place on that fateful night.

Simmons has denied the allegations so far of any wrong doing.

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