Tag Archives: Russell Simmons

Kanye West, Russell Simmons Occupy Wall Street

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Kanye West and Russell Simmons were the latest in a long list of celebrities to make an appearance at Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City. On Monday, the pair arrived at the scene—Simmons to appear as a guest on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC radio show[...]

Chris Brown has Russell Simmons’ support

HollywoodNews.com: Chris Brown may have caused a bit of a stir when he exploded after an interview on ‘Good Morning America,’ but Russell Simmons wants everyone to give the singer a break. Simmons took to his blog to reveal that the treatment Brown and others receive as young stars is[...]

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs slapped with $12m lawsuit for age discrimination

HollywoodNews.com: Rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs is reportedly being sued for $12m by a woman who claims she helped launch his career – but was then fired for being too old. Francesca Spero, 51, says that she introduced Combs to hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and Uptown Records after meeting him in[...]

JB Smoove on the change of comedy audiences

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: The racial and cultural segmentation of audiences that’s been a fact of life for comics on the road is disappearing, according to funny man JB Smoove, whose latest TV gig is hosting “Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at The El Rey” on Comedy[...]

“Hope for Haiti” Telethon Tonight!

The “Hope For Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief,” kicked off Friday for a two hour special that included performances by some of the biggest names in Hollywood. “Hope for Haiti Now” started accepting donations at 9:00 am PST through the following outlets: – Online: www.hopeforhaitinow.org – Phone:[...]