Russell Simmons Jenny Lumet

Music and film mogul Russell Simmons quit his empire after screenwriter Jenny Lumet accused him of raping her in 1991.

In a statement issued on Thursday, Simmons said Lumet’s “memory of that evening is very different from mine.” He added: “I don’t want to be a distraction so I am removing myself from the businesses that I founded.”

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Terry Crews Brett Ratner Russell Simmons

Actor Terry Crews, pictured left, called out Hollywood mogul Russell Simmons, right, for asking him to give talent agent Adam Venit a pass and help him get his coveted job back. Crews, 49, accused Venit of grabbing his genitals at a party in Feb. 2016.

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